The US might be one of many wealthiest nations on the earth, but its electorate have reduce existence expectancy, extra child mortalities, and better adolescent dying charges than these in such a lot different complex commercial nations-and even a few constructing nations. In fit, filthy rich, and reasonable a distinctive workforce of wellbeing and fitness coverage specialists pointedly examines this troubling paradox, as they chart the stark disparities in overall healthiness and wealth within the usa. wealthy in perception and huge in scope, those incisive essays clarify how transforming into source of revenue inequality, excessive poverty charges, and insufficient assurance mix to create the U.S.'s present healthcare problems. finally, fit, filthy rich, and reasonable not just identifies the issues contributing to America's healthcare woes but additionally outlines concrete coverage proposals for reform, issuing a clarion name to finish the stalemate over health and wellbeing reform.

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