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  1. amdx

    amdx Guest

    prostate exams will be available when the government disallows your exam!

    Thank god I had cancer last year!

    Heard on the Dennis Miller show.
    Mike
     
  2. amdx

    amdx Guest

    Man are you lucky, My doc is 6'3" with matching fingers, but he seems
    reluctant to.....
    so I got a free exam through a hospital seminar at a urology clinic, damn
    doc walked in
    and was just as big as my doc. All is well.
     
  3. PeterD

    PeterD Guest

    There's a problem with that! They (the proletariat) have made sure
    they are exempt from their own rules and systems, and have created a
    premium system just for them--just so guys like you and I don't
    actually succeed with the 'outlive' plan.
     
  4. Nico Coesel

    Nico Coesel Guest

    Thats just rubbish told by people that will have to charge fair prices
    instead of filling their pockets.
    Nonsense. Affordable healthcare makes sure people can get old in the
    first place.

    I really don't understand why so many people in the US like to get
    screwed by the most expensive healthcare system in the world.
     
  5. Yeah... it's so bad over here in the UK that we are only 22nd on the
    list of life expectancy. OTOH, the USA is at number 38. despite spending
    vastly more than us on medical stuff.

    Ever wondered whether you might be doing something wrong, compared with
    the UK?

    Canada is at 11. France at 10
     
  6. Tim Williams

    Tim Williams Guest

    Incidentially, do you have any statistics supporting this oft-cited
    statistic? It sounds believable but I wonder how much of an impact it
    actually is.

    Tim
     
  7. Guest

    A zero, or a hundred thousand (of them), makes a big dent in the averages.
     
  8. So we would expect infant mortality to be considerably better than (say)
    the UK?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_infant_mortality_rate

    USA is at number 33
    UK is at number 22

    Explanation?
    [And BTW, the number of immigrants into the UK as a % of population is
    probably similar to that of the USA]

    Of course, if we are simply comparing people who get the best treatment
    money can buy, I doubt there will be a lot of difference across the world.
     
  9. Life expectancy:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_life_expectancy

    USA number 38
    UK number 22

    Nope - still doesn't add up.
    Most (West) Europeans live longer.
     
  10. JosephKK

    JosephKK Guest

    I think i saw something on it at the CDC site.
     
  11. Guest

    The Demonicrats should be really good at them by now.
     
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