Sick? American? Read This.
I Said Hey…What’s Going on? With our HEALTH?
Yes, we’re obese, overweight, sedentary…and you can finish that sentence all on your own, I’m sure.
And yeah, so we eat the equivalent of preservatives in our food daily that are also found in dish detergent.
But there are some of us out there who exercise and eat right, right? There, indeed, are.
Disease, chronic illnesses and cancer pervade across all lines of race, wealth and socioeconomic status in our country. And according to a study published in 2013 by New Scientist, America is failing across the board.
So, where are we going wrong? Is it more of our extremist capitalism trumping health and humanity?
According to the Commonwealth Fund’s web site, in 2010 the US came in DEAD LAST among seven countries in “health system performance” based on these measures: QUALITY, EFFICIENCY, ACCESS, EQUITY, and….(ding! ding! ding!) HEALTHY LIVES.
“So what?” you might…
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