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Linkspam for 26-8-2009

  • As Americans search for the cure to what ails our health-care system, we've overlooked an invaluable source of ideas and solutions: the rest of the world. All the other industrialized democracies have faced problems like ours, yet they've found ways to cover everybody -- and still spend far less ...
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Aug. 26th, 2009 07:49 am (UTC)
Thanks for the read - an interesting link.
Aug. 26th, 2009 08:13 am (UTC)
Nice article.
Aug. 26th, 2009 08:39 am (UTC)
Nice piece; though the attribution of hip and knee replacements to France is a bit odd - John Charnley in the UK pioneered the modern hip prosthesis, which fed across to knee prostheses.

(Sounds a bit 'pointy', I know, but my PhD was on hip replacements so I had to comment)
Aug. 27th, 2009 12:53 am (UTC)
National Public Radio's All Things Considered did a series of stories about healthcare in various foreign nations last fall (I remember catching the installments about France, Switzerland, and maybe one other), and they were pretty fascinating for a Yank like me.
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