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Freakonomics Podcast Investigates The Dialysis Industry

According to the World Health Organization, the U.S. ranks a lowly 35th among 191 countries in health outcomes and health care efficiency. In longevity, the U.S. ranks 37th in the world below countries like Albania and Cuba. Moreover, longevity has declined in recent years with a major cause being the continued proliferation of medical mistakes that caused more than 80,000 deaths last year.

The U.S. spends more than 17.5% of its Gross National Product (GNP) on health care. The next highest paying country by percentage is Switzerland…

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