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Health Care Survey

A recent "Investor's Business Daily" article provided very interesting statistics from a




survey by the United Nations International Health Organization.










Percentage of men and women who survived a cancer five years after diagnosis:





U.S. 65%





England 46%





Canada 42%










Percentage of patients diagnosed with diabetes who received treatment within six months:





U.S. 93%





England 15%





Canada 43%










Percentage of seniors needing hip replacement who received it within six months:





U.S. 90%





England 15%





Canada 43%










Percentage referred to a medical specialist who see one within one month:





U.S. 77%





England 40%





Canada 43%










Number of MRI scanners (a prime diagnostic tool) per million people:





U.S. 71





England 14





Canada 18










Percentage of seniors (65+), with low income, who say they are in "excellent health":





U.S. 12%





England 2%





Canada 6%










I don't know about you, but I don't want "Universal Healthcare" comparable to England or Canada .










Moreover, it was Sen. Harry Reid who said, "Elderly Americans must learn to accept the inconveniences of old age."










SHIP HIS ASS TO CANADA OR ENGLAND !










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  • Willie Pearl 2010/01/29 16:09:38
    Willie Pearl
    +1
    ObamaCare is just one more step for gaining complete control over our lives!
    Thanks Basil
  • myssabz 2010/01/29 01:17:16
    myssabz
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    So what is it "we" are trying to fix? Sounds like we have a darn good record already.

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