From National Geographic, an infographic compares health care costs per person to life expectancy. No surprise: The US line is a bummer. The country pays $2,800 a year more than any other country, even with significantly less doctor visits, and gets lower life expectancy in return.
Interesting fact from Krugman that health care expert friends have mentioned to me before:[T]he French health care system covers everyone, offers excellent care and costs barely more than half as much per person as our system. ... Read Post
Accounting for the social costs of burning gasoline would add an average of $3.80 per gallon to the pump price, a study has found. The post Gas Should Cost $6.27 A Gallon To Account For Health And Environmental Impacts, Study Finds ... Read Post