Study Says Better Healthcare North of the Border

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A new study out this week offers a new national comparison of the U.S. and Canadian health care systems and finds the current U.S. system wanting.

Doctor Steffie Woolhandler of the Cambridge Health Alliance is a co-author of the study. She is also with a group that is pushing for a national, publicly funded healthcare system in the U.S.

In a conversation with Delores Handy, Woolhandler said Canadians fared better, when researchers compared overall health.

This program aired on May 31, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.

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