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As a nation, is our health getting better or worse, aside from weight?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Better

Despite all the rhetoric from people with agendas, the world is far healthier than the onto which i was born six decades ago.
Only 1 person in 7 goes to bed hungry (was 1 in 2); only 10% of adults smoke (was about 60%); child abuse is actually recognized, 4 cancers in 6 are cured (was 2 in 6), and it's no longer "just a fact of life" for men to drop dead of heart attacks in their 30s. Cheers.

In brief: Better

Despite all the rhetoric from people with agendas, the world is far healthier than the onto which i was born six decades ago.
Only 1 person in 7 goes to bed hungry (was 1 in 2); only 10% of adults smoke (was about 60%); child abuse is actually recognized, 4 cancers in 6 are cured (was 2 in 6), and it's no longer "just a fact of life" for men to drop dead of heart attacks in their 30s. Cheers.
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