A friend (who blogs at Dissection and Introspection) directed me to this article in the WSJ, which reflects on the difficulty of international health care comparisons. Very insightful.
I've commented on this previously here and here.
Is preventive care worth the cost? - And here is yet another paper suggesting that medical care, or at least some forms of it, has relatively low marginal value. The subtitle of this one is...
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