Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Higher Death Rates For Men Yield Lower Government Funding Than For Women

In another area where misdirected concern has been spotlighted is in the government and media where the primary focus and publicity has been on diseases that affect only women. Men have been pushed to the rear as far as government funding for medical research in light of the fact that men have a higher death rate than women.

In his blog, Glenn Sacks on March 17th, 2008 discusses an article from U.S. News & World Report: 'Why Men Are So Good at Dying', and says:
According to the Men's Health Policy Center, for example, men die at higher rates than women for many leading causes of death. That includes, for example, a death rate for men that's 50 percent higher than that of women for cancer; twice that of women for ischemic heart disease, and three times that of women for HIV/AIDS. On average—as it's often pointed out—men live a total of 5.2 years less than women. [Read More...]

Is this the way the government's displays equality for "All" the American people? Could it be said that all people are created equal, but some people are created more equal than others???