Medical expansion has improved health -- with one exception

Source: sciencedaily.com
Economics

While Americans debate the rising cost of health care, a new study of 30 countries over 27 years found that medical expansion has improved overall health-- with one major exception. Researchers found that increased spending on health care and increases in specialized care were both associated with longer life expectancy and less mortality in the countries studied. But pharmaceutical industry expansion was linked to negative health effects.