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"The US population in late middle age is less healthy than the equivalent British population for diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, myocardial infarction, stroke, lung disease, and cancer."
The Journal of the American Medical Association, 3 May 2006
The question is "why is the UK healthier than the United States?"
The JAMA study noted that England spends about 40% as much per capita for the health care of its residents.
The English drink more than the Americans.
They smoke about as many cigarettes.
The British health authority, the National Health Service, is roundly criticized for its inefficiency.
English cuisine is not renowned for its healthful attributes.