Stephen A. Bezruchka a Senior Lecturer for Public Health at the University of Washington explains how stress hurts infant mortality rates in the United States, America’s high rates of maternal deaths, how stress is the 21st century tobacco, how to measure public health, America’s horrible record in comparative health, why fifty countries have lower infant mortality rates than the United States and how inequality drives the American public health crisis.
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