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U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health

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U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health
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Publisher: National Academies Press
Number of pages: 404

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The United States spends much more money on health care than any other country. Yet Americans die sooner and experience more illness than residents in many other countries. This report identifies a number of misconceptions about the causes of the nation's relatively poor performance.

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