This is why Canada and England have better health care systems than we do!

by Tim Condon

Looking at the following statistics tell us exactly why the federal government should be running health care!

Today America has a health care system that’s privately funded instead of government-funded, and our system involves private decisions instead of government decisions. 

That’s bad, bad, bad! The following statistics show how much better off we’ll all be if the government takes over health care. Woo-hoo! Check it out:

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%

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