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Study guide Brigham lecture - How can the economy, the...

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Study guide Brigham lecture Consider the following eight countries: Australia, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Sweden and the US. Which has the longest life expectancy? Which has the shortest life expectancy? Which has the greatest health care expense as a % of GDP? Which has the least? What stands out about Britain? How do these countries compare in terms of cost and impact? Why will the US health care system change? How can science and technology contribute to change in health care?
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Unformatted text preview: How can the economy, the media, and industry contribute to changing health care in the US? What does it mean to say that "disease is a medical failure"? What is the goal of predictive health? What is the WHO definition of health? Name five generic predictors of health and explain how these are related to diseases as diverse as heart disease, diabetes, neuro-degenerative disease, psychiatric disorders and cancer....
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course ANTHRO 231 taught by Professor Dr.lampl during the Spring '11 term at Emory.

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