McCain States that:

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    That is total crap. We ain't that good at all. Even if you dispute the methodlolgy, we ain't anywhere near the top.


    Wikipedia

    If I can find the link, I will post it that shows how we rate overall in such areas as: infant mortality, heart disease, etc.
     
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    Don't use wiki. Go the the CDC.
     
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    Call me crazy, but I'd much rather find myself in need of medical attention here in the good ole USA than anywhere else in the world. :eusa_whistle:
     
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    Me too.

    If you want a preview about how wonderful nationalized health care will be, talk to somebody who is dependent upon the state for coverage now.
     
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    Talk to the Candians about how their universal healthcare is performing.:rofl:
     
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    Fine, but neither one of you is right.

    U.S. has second worst newborn death rate in modern world, report says

    http://www.cnn.com/2006/HEALTH/parenting/05/08/mothers.index/index.html

    It is an urban legend that we have the best healthcare. I worked in the field for 14 years. It ain't so.

    Let me see if I can find some more erroneous facts.

    Did you know that Cuban males outlive US males?
     
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    So I'm wrong with respect to my preference for US medical care? :cuckoo:

    And you wonder why people dismiss you as a partisan loon. :eusa_doh:
     
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    Candians have longer wait times and don't benefit alot of times from the latest in technology. Yes Candians enjoy a longer lifespan but is it due to access to healthcare or lifestyle choices? I'm betting on lifestyle choices.

    America is home to the most obese people in the world. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), obesity in adults has increased by 60% within the past twenty years and obesity in children has tripled in the past thirty years. A staggering 33% of American adults are obese and obesity-related deaths have climbed to more than 300,000 a year, second only to tobacco-related deaths.
    http://www.downtoearth.org/articles/obesity_america.htm
     
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    Wrong again. It's because Canadians have access to "free" pre-care, so they do not develop preventable diseases at the rate Americans do. That saves billions in drugs and treatments that would have otherwise severely impacted the Canadian health budget.

    Surely then it comes as no surprise that a team of academics from Harvard published a peer-reviewed study that showed the Canadian government spends less on health care per person than in the United States, covers more people than the US;and also has lower operating costs than the U.S., even though Canadians maintain a national health system.
     
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    Hey, aren't you the guy lambasting others for speculating in the Syria-Korean nukes thread? :eusa_whistle:
     

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