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Line One: Health Care For All

November 17, 2008

NPR‘s Health care for All examines how Germany, Great Britain, France, the Netherlands and Switzerland provide universal coverage for their citizens. As a leader of NPR‘s award-winning health and science coverage, Joe Neel joins Dr. Woodard to discuss Health care for All, contrasting the U.S. and five Western European health care systems. Listen and learn about how your health care plan compares to those around the world.

Health Expenditures per Capita (Panel A),  Source: New England Journal of Medicine, Oct 23, 2008

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Rates of Deaths That Could Be Averted through Medical Care (Panel B), and Rates of Infant Deaths (Panel C) in Selected Industrialized Countries. Source: New England Journal of Medicine, Oct 23, 2008

HOST: Dr. Thad Woodard

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LIVE BROADCAST: Mon, November 17, 2008 at 2:00 p.m.

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