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>The US system doesn't even benefit the wealthy.That's a ridiculous statement, it benefits the wealthy massively. We can argue over whether or not these benefits would be even more massive without ov...
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Sorry, car accidents won't cut it. Here are the life tables: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr61/nvsr61_03.pdf which link to this spreadsheet: https://ftp.cdc.gov/pub/Health_Statistics/NCHS/Publ...
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West Virginia is 92% non-Hispanic white (2018) and has the lowest life expectancy of any US state (74.8). Which clearly disproves that common hypothesis. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._s...
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Similar gaps between the US and comparable countries are apparent at age 40 too: https://www.healthsystemtracker.org/chart-collection/u-s-lif......
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The maternal mortality rate in the US is about 50% higher than in the UK for white mothers (8 versus 12), and the same for Black mothers (about 40): https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-47115305.Asians...
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Re: universal healthcare. Latinos in the US have the highest rates of lacking health insurance (20% versus 5% for non-Hispanic whites). But they have the second highest life expectancy (81.8 years—lon...
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There are places where they don't use insurance, it's cash only. The Surgery Center of Oklahoma does cash only and will tell you the cost before you even contact a surgeon or specialist. It's on their...
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I'm trying to find the actual study and having some difficulty. From this descripiton:https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-11-patients-statins-simi..."The study, funded by the British Heart Found...
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But you seem to be suggesting that we ignore skin color as a relevant factor, despite the data, out of a belief that any correlations drawn from that data must be distorted to further a political agen...
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Can I just add that seasonal influenza varies widely from year to year? [0]It just so happens that this year was a moderately bad year in the US. I don't know about China. But, they'd have to exclude ...
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