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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

    Quote Originally Posted by donc View Post
    Hhmm…I wonder why this is?

    <People living in England enjoy better health than Americans, despite less investment in healthcare, research published in the US has revealed.>


    <Despite the greater use of health care technology in the US, Americans receive less preventive health care than their English counterparts.>

    <They have fewer physician consultations per year. >

    < Public health experts suggested more generous holiday entitlements and more favourable working conditions in the UK might also play a part.>

    BBC News - England &#039;healthier than the US&#039;

    Ah from your own article a spokes person for the NHS said....

    "Whilst in some areas our outcomes may be favourable compared with those in the US, we are still clear that we have a long way to go before we achieve outcomes comparable with the best performing health systems.
    Funny how the article seems to shy away from telling us what they are comparing to, and what they are advanced in....Why do you suppose that is so vague?


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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Ah from your own article a spokes person for the NHS said....



    Funny how the article seems to shy away from telling us what they are comparing to, and what they are advanced in....Why do you suppose that is so vague?


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    Because it is probably more than one nation:

    In the first international comparison of healthcare quality, researchers found that of the five countries studied, none is consistently the best or the worst. For instance, Australia had the best breast-cancer screening, but the worst survival rates for childhood leukemia. This was best in Canada, but that country had the worst heart-attack survival rates. And while the United States led the way in five-year survival rates from breast cancer, it was the worst for kidney transplants.

    The conclusion: Each country has something to learn from the others.

    Ranking nations' healthcare: US isn't No. 1 / The Christian Science Monitor - CSMonitor.com

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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

    Let me clarify. The NHS person is saying "We could do a lot better. Comparing us to America doesn't mean anything because we are still worse than other places."
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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Ah from your own article a spokes person for the NHS said....



    Funny how the article seems to shy away from telling us what they are comparing to, and what they are advanced in....Why do you suppose that is so vague?


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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

    England's healthcare is 100 times worse than the US though.

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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

    Quote Originally Posted by Cmdr Sheppard View Post
    England's healthcare is 100 times worse than the US though.
    yeah, no it's not. got stats?

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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

    Quote Originally Posted by donc View Post
    It would be nice to have a few more useful years above ground though.
    I'd rather live a full and enjoyed life and die middle aged. Than I would live a horrible life and die old.

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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

    Quote Originally Posted by liblady View Post
    yeah, no it's not. got stats?
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    Speaks for itself.

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    Re: England 'healthier than the US

    Quote Originally Posted by donc View Post
    Must be the fish and chips.
    A person could of course claim that since English food is so bad, you simply eat less of it... but I must admit the few times I've had "English food" I've sort of liked it.

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