(Click here to watch me talk about “The U.S. Health Disadvantage” with Matt Flener on Denver’s 9News.)
You are more likely to be dead by 50 in America than any other developed nation, according to a study released last week by the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council.
It’s a shame that what we like to think of as the greatest nation on earth isn’t providing the healthiest lifestyles.
The 378-page report, “U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health,” lays out many causes. But I say the main problem is consumerism run a muck.