Despite paying much more for health care than citizens of other nations, Americans do not have more services -- in fact, they typically have fewer, according to research. While the U.S. had 2.7 doctors per 1,000 people in 2001, countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development had a median of 3.1 doctors per 1,000 people, and France, accused of having a doctor shortage during last summer's heat wave, had 3.3 per 1,000.

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