Wednesday, January 9, 2008

1st in Biomed Expenditures, Last in Healthcare

Close the labs, spend the money on sick people.

US Ranks Last Among Other Industrialized Nations On Preventable Deaths, Report Shows

ScienceDaily (Jan. 8, 2008) — The United States places last among 19 countries when it comes to deaths that could have been prevented by access to timely and effective health care, according to new research. While other nations dramatically improved these rates between 1997--98 and 2002--03, the U.S. improved only slightly.

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