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Americans Die Younger: US Ranks Low in World Health Report
Americans Die Younger: US Ranks Low in World Health Report "U.S. sicker than rest of developed world—nutrition industry speaks out" A report published last month by the Institute of Medicine entitled, U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health, was released on January 9, 2013. CNN originally covered the Institute's release of the report, and now the nutrition industry is chiming in, "The first obvious issue that arises from this report is that the “health care” system in America is a misnomer. We don't provide health care, we provide sick care. Many of the common diseases that lead to our mortality rates being high are directly linked to what we affectionately call “high-risk behaviors.”