America flunks its health exam – CNN.com

Aaron Carroll

(CNN) — A just-released report from the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council is making news by clearly illustrating that Americans have “shorter lives and poorer health.” This is somewhat shocking, given how much we spend on health care each year — more than any of the 16 other rich countries surveyed in the study. What’s even more upsetting is that this report focused quite heavily on people who are young. In the United States, even that group fared poorly.

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