March 25, 2019

THE CRUSADER STATE IS A UNIVERSAL HEALTH PLAN:

Democracy is good for your health and heart, major study finds: Life expectancy grew faster for countries that have switched to democracy since 1970 (Mark Rice-Oxley, 13 Mar 2019, The Guardian)

Democracy is good for your heart, health and longevity, a major study of 170 countries has concluded, in a boost to a form of government that has faced significant setbacks around the world in recent years.

Life expectancy improved more quickly in countries that switched to democracy over the past 50 years, the researchers discovered, and there were fewer deaths from cardiovascular disease, diseases such as cancer and cirrhosis, and even road traffic accidents.

The study, published in the Lancet, said it was not just that democracies tended to be richer: the "democracy effect" was far stronger than any GDP effect.

"Free and fair elections appear important for improving adult health ... most likely by increasing government accountability and responsiveness," the study said.

Which is why the Right supports totalitarians.
Posted by at March 25, 2019 7:01 PM

  

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