The Impact of Poor Health

Poor health is an issue world wide but with such a large budget going towards health care, you would think that this isn’t an issue that faces the United States, right? Wrong. Through the distribution of funding, the US has ended up with a lower infant mortality rate than Cuba and a lower life expectancy than most other affluent industrialized nations. While America dedicates so much funding towards health care and social services, much of this benefit is lost – up to 30% of the budget is vaporized into administration costs. This is 20% more than in comparable countries. Read the infographic below from Solstice Medicine to learn more about deficiencies in the US health care system and the consequences of poor health.

Poor Health in America Infographic