Posts Tagged ‘income gap’

Newborn Mortality And The Hidden Health Care Story

Newborn Mortality

A new study published by PLoS Medicine tracks newborn mortality rates in 193 countries from 1990 to 2009. While newborn deaths worldwide declined by 1.3 million – 4.6 to 3.3 million – from 1990 to 2009, the newborn mortality rate in the United States ranks higher than 40 other countries. I think there is a…
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Massive Disconnect

Steve Southerland

In addition to the huge income gap in this country we also have a massive disconnect. That massive disconnect exists between those lucky enough to have a good paying job and the plight of the rest of the country. To put it another way, there are some people in this country that are so self-absorbed that…
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