Here are some very bad statistics.
The general condition of a country's health has is reflected in two statistics: Life expectancy and infant mortality. The following information in from the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's World Factbook.
The U.S ranks 50 among the 221 countries. Life expectancy is greater in all the European Union countries, and ours is even lower than those of Jordan and Bosnia. The average Canadian can expect to live 3.1 years longer than the average American. We have a greater infant mortality rate than Cuba. For infant mortality, the U.S. ranks 46 of the 222 countries listed with 6.6 infant deaths per 1000 births. These statistics were gathered by our CIA.
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Art Tillman, Chairman