…but we’re #1 in doctors on T.V.

Looks like the U.S. is second to none… when it comes to “wasteful health care”:http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A1875-2004May4.html. I know, it’s not shocking that we pay twice as much as people anywhere else in the world, but it *is* shocking that we get the same or worse care overall. The trend carries through across America, too; cities get the same marginal care whether they’re insured or not, wealthy or not.