Depressing Quote of the Day

Blog, Healthcare & Welfare, Ben Eisen

Goes to…Ezra Klein of The Washington Post, writing about Canada’s healthcare system.

The problem, the researchers say, is that the medical system just isn’t that good at keeping people from dying.

I don’t agree with everything Klein says here, but there are some interesting nuggets and it is a thought-provoking post. Klein is summarizing recent Canadian research that shows that rich people in Canada are much more likely to enjoy good health and longevity than poor people.