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Volume 4, Number 41
December 7, 2007


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In the Spotlight

The Health Of Nations

Paul Howard, Ph.D., National Post, 12-7-07

If you listen to left–leaning critics attack U.S. health care, some version of this complaint from New York Times columnist Paul Krugman invariably surfaces: "Americans spend more on health care per person than anyone else... Yet we have the highest infant mortality and close to the lowest life expectancy of any wealthy nation."
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In this week's issue:

SPOTLIGHT

The Health Of Nations

NEWS

FORUM

New study by Frank R. Lichtenberg: Why Has Longevity Increased More in Some States than in Others? The Role of Medical Innovation and Other Factors

New book by Regina Herzlinger: Who Killed Health Care: America's $1.5 Trillion Problem - and the Consumer-Driven Cure (McGraw-Hill, June 2007)

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