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Part III: Future Directions for Understanding the U.S. Health Disadvantage
Pages 239-240

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From page 239...
... Chapter 10 provides specific recommendations about intensifying efforts to address national health objectives that target the areas in which the United States is experiencing a disadvantage and alerting the American public to the problem. Chapter 10 speaks to the need to stimulate a national discussion about the implications of the U.S.
From page 240...
... health disadvantage will remain "informed speculation" until sophisticated research and hypothesis testing convincingly establishes their effectiveness in the United States. The scientific community faces challenges in conducting such research because of limitations in access to comparable cross-national data and methodological challenges in conducting studies to identify the causes and solutions of the U.S.

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