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In Well physician Sandro Galea examines what Americans miss when they fixate on healthcare healthAmericans spend money on health than people anywhere else in the world And what do they get for it Statistically not much Americans today live shorter less healthy lives than citizens of other rich countries and these trends show no signs of letting upThe problem Important and impactful but slightly redundant and pedantic A uick read Not sure I took any action items away but it reinforces my views on the need for investment in health not just healthcare

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Well AUTHOR Sandro GalSandro Galea argues is that Americans focus on the wrong things when they think about health Our national understanding of what constitutes being well is centered on medicine the lifestyles we adopt to stay healthy and the insurance plans and prescriptions we fall back on when we're not While all these things are important they've not proven to be the differe Although I generally agree with the overall message I found this book to be largely redundant making the same point repeatedly in slightly different ways

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Well AUTHOR Sandro Galea eBook ☆ Hardcover Read ¾ Sandro Galea · In Well physician Sandro Galea examines what Americans miss when they fixate on healthcare healthAmericans spend money on health than people anywhere else in the world And what do they get for it Statistically not much Americans today liveNce between healthy and unhealthy on the large scaleWell is a radical examination of the subtle and not so subtle factors that determine who gets to be healthy in America Galea shows how the country's failing health is a product of American history and character and how refocusing on our national health can usher enlightenment across American life and politic This is a must read for everyone It discusses the role of luck with where when how you're born It discusses how our environment shapes our health and not individual choices It discusses the importance of caring for the needs of the many vs the needs of the few It explains how changing life situations pour housing poor water poor access to fresh food walkable spaces across to reliable transportation community education child care living wages and clean air are all necessary to help us live a healthy life and die healthy Rather than just waiting until disease happens and relying on doctors euipment procedures and pharmaceuticals to prolong our poor health until we die Dying is not a bad word It is part of life We need conversations and policies that shift the focus from reactive to proactive This is what saves health care dollars in the long run and contributes to a balanced contributing society We all need each other No man is an island