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  • threeeputttt threeeputttt May 1, 2013 3:49 PM Flag

    This is what socialized medicine looks like!

    Sadly, it is too late!

    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%

    And now for the last statistic:

    National Health Insurance?

    U.S. NO
    England YES
    Canada YES

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