Lesson14-DecliningLifeExpectancy

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Life Expectancy Life Expectancy in the US in the US May be Declining May be Declining Lesson 14 Lesson 14 March 18, 2011 March 18, 2011
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This Week Today: Declining Life Expectancy (Lesson 14) Wright and Rogers Freshman and Seniors: National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) Wednesday: Exam #3
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Today’s children and adolescents might be the first generation with a shorter lifespan than their parents. The environment and lifestyles Problems with health care Source: Olshansky et al . (2005) Why?
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This trend began over 20 years ago for certain parts of the country…
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Certain properties of health care make it problematic for a market economy Extraordinary value Ethical issues Information Disincentives for preventive care Supply creates demand Overinvestment and duplication Source: Wright and Rogers (2010)
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The State of Health Care in the US Exorbitant (and rising) Competition raises costs
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