Health Care

Americans Turn Canadian about Health Care (Part 2)

  Penney Kome April 7, 2017 HEALTH CARE USA   Life expectancy compared to healthcare spending from 1970 to 2008, in the US and the next 19 most wealthy countries by total GDP; graph courtesy: Max Roser – OurWorldInData.org, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=21270608   As the New York Times editorialized, “Medicaid now provides medical care to four out of

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Americans Turn Canadian about Health Care (Part 1)

  Penney Kome April 7, 2017 HEALTH CARE USA Canadian health care spending for 1970 to 2007 compared with other nations; the graph is a courtesy of: WikiBasti – Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9820509   American attitudes towards universal healthcare insurance have long baffled the rest of the world. Only in the U.S. is serious illness

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