I have long had a fascination with life expectancy. One of the things that bothers me so is that life expectancy in the United States is so much lower than in other developed nations. Is that the fault of the health care system? Is it something else?
In a recent study in JAMA, three researchers set out to answer this question. Read more about that study, and my thoughts on it, in my latest post at the AcademyHealth blog!