dying younger

Sloppy is just another extortion.

“It was shocking to see the U.S. falling behind other countries even as costs soared.”

“But what really surprised us was that all of the usual suspects—smoking, obesity, traffic accidents, and homicides—are not the culprits.

The U.S. doesn’t stand out as doing any worse in these areas than any of the other countries we studied, leading us to believe that failings in the U.S. health care system … are likely playing a large role in this relatively poor performance in life expectancy.”