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Sick Around The World

Season 26, Episode 11 of 14

Four in five Americans say the U.S. health-care system needs "fundamental" change. Can the U.S. learn anything from the rest of the world about how to run a health-care system or are these nations so culturally different from us that their solutions would simply not be acceptable to Americans? FRONTLINE correspondent T.R. Reid examines the health-care systems of other advanced capitalist democracies -- the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, Japan and Taiwan -- to see what tried and tested ideas might help us reform our broken health-care system.

Previously Aired

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11/10/2009
10 p.m.
11/11/2009
3 a.m.
11/13/2009
9 p.m.
11/14/2009
2 a.m.
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