This comment by my cousin made me laugh, but I became solemn over these staggering statistics. She said, and I quote: “Of course you know, Christmas Eve, our present from our ELECTED OFFICIALS will be a ROYAL SCREWING. Been bent over so long now I doubt I will ever be able to stand straight again.”
I agree with her. To make matters worse, our government is kissing us off after they screw us. Now for the staggering statistics…
A recent “Investor’s Business Daily” article provided very interesting statistics from a survey by the United Nations International Health Organization.
Percentage of men and women who survived a cancer five years after diagnosis:
Percentage of patients diagnosed with diabetes who received treatment within six months:
Percentage of seniors needing hip replacement who received it within six months:
Percentage referred to a medical specialist who see one within one month:
Number of MRI scanners (a prime diagnostic tool) per million people: U.S. 71
Percentage of seniors (65+), with low income, who say they are in “excellent health”:
I don’t know about you, but I don’t want “Universal Healthcare” comparable to England or Canada.
Moreover, it was Sen. Harry Reid who said, “Elderly Americans must learn to accept the inconveniences of old age..”