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Press Coverage of U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health


TheNewYorkerWhy America is Losing the Health Race, The New Yorker, June 13, 2014
NationalJournalU.S. Health Care is the Best! And the Worst!  National Journal, March13, 2014
C-SPANWashington Journal, C-SPAN, February 8, 2013


U.S. Ranks Below 16 Other Rich Countries in Health Report, National Public Radio, January 9, 2013





For, Americans Under 50, Stark Findings on Health, New York Times, January 9, 2013 



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Daily News Editorial:  A SICK SOCIETY, Philladelphia Daily News, January 16, 2013



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U.S. health is lousy compared with peer nations, report says, Los Angeles Times, January 9, 2013


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We're unhealthier than everyone else -- and it's our own fault, NBC News, January 9, 2013


 CNN Health


Why Americans are dying earlier than their international peers, CNN Health, January 9, 2013



 USA Today


Americans die younger than others in rich nations, USA Today, January 20, 2013




WP Opinions: The United States needs to see the doctor, Harold Meyerson, Washington Post, January 15, 2013

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 Americans Die Younger, Huffpost Live, January 16, 2013





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