50 U.S. Health Care Statistics That Will Absolutely Astonish You
health insurance companies and the big pharmaceutical corporations are raking in gigantic mountains of cash and yet the quality of the health care that we receive in return is rather quite poor.
People living in Puerto Rico have a greater life expectancy than we do.
Residents of Cuba have a lower infant mortality rate than we do.
We are the most medicated population on the planet and yet we are also one of the sickest.
If the U.S. health care system was a country, it would have the 6th largest economy on the globe and yet rates of cancer, heart disease and diabetes continue to increase.
In the United States today, health care bills cause more bankruptcies than anything else does.
Millions of Americans are afraid to go to the hospital because they know that even a short visit would be a huge financial burden.
The health care system in the United States is so broken that it probably cannot be repaired.
The entire thing needs to be dismantled and completely reinvented.