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Humans live on average 31.88 years in Swaziland and 82.6 years in Japan, although Japan's recorded life expectancy may have been very slightly increased by counting many infant deaths as stillborn. An analysis published in 2011 in The Lancet attributes Japanese life expectancy to equal opportunities and public health as well as diet.
In Japan, health care is provided by national and local governments. Payment for personal medical services is offered through a universal health insurance system that provides relative equality of access, with fees set by a government committee. People without insurance through employers can participate in a national health insurance program administered by local governments. Since 1973, all elderly persons have been covered by government-sponsored insurance. Patients are free to select the physicians or facilities of their choice.
Originally posted by SpearMint
Originally posted by Tazkven
Off topic, but why do people say "thru"? It really bugs me. It's only 3 letters less than the correct spelling.edit on 30-10-2012 by SpearMint because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Alekto
Speak for yourself. I don't drive and walk at least 10-15km a day.