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TitleShorter Lives, Poorer Health
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Total Pages405
Table of Contents
                            Front Matter
Part I: Documenting the U.S. Health Disadvantage
1 Shorter Lives
2 Poorer Health Throughout Life
Part II: Explaining the U.S. Health Disadvantage
3 Framing the Question
4 Public Health and Medical Care Systems
5 Individual Behaviors
6 Social Factors
7 Physical and Social Environmental Factors
8 Policies and Social Values
Part III: Future Directions for Understandingthe U.S. Health Disadvantage
9 Research Agenda
10 Next Steps
References and Bibliography
Appendix A: Recommendations of the National Prevention Council and Evidence Cited in Its Report
Appendix B: Biographical Sketches of Panel Members and Staff

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