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View Diary: US Drops to 49th in the World for Life Expectancy, Recent Study Shows Obama's Health Plan Justified (302 comments)

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  •  The fact that we're 49th has not been (3+ / 0-)
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    beltane, eigenlambda, Losty

    substantially addressed by Obama's health care initiative, since it does essentially nothing to reduce physician salaries and stop needless medical procedures.  

    Until those two politically untouchable issues are confronted (which are the two 900 pound gorrillas in the room when making the comparisons made in this diary with other countries), very little will change.

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