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Subject:  Re: Why you might want lots of grandkids Date:  1/27/2013  2:04 PM
Author:  ravvt Number:  47472 of 60230

And yet, they do a better job overall than our private health system does.

… measured how? On what data do you base your claim?

The UK death rates for cancer, stroke and other major illnesses are all higher in the UK than the US. The US also has superior survival rates for cancer, stroke and heart disease as compared /w the UK. Finally, after normalizing the data for violent crime and traffic accidents, the US has a longer life expectancy than the UK.

So, exactly, why do you claim that their health care system does a better job? …
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