Canadians Healthier Than Americans

1 decade 2 years 5 months ago Wednesday, May 31 2006 May 31, 2006 Wednesday, May 31, 2006 9:25:38 PM CDT May 31, 2006 in News
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ATLANTA - Another country can brag that its people are healthier than Americans. Harvard Medical School reports Americans are 42% more likely than Canadians to have diabetes, about one-third more likely to have high blood pressure, and 12% more likely to have arthritis. The study in the American Journal of Public Health comes less than a month after researchers found middle-aged, white Americans are much sicker than their counterparts in England.

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