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[Editorial] Life, liberty, and the pursuit of healthiness

05 Jul 2014

It began with an ambitious idea. The Lancet reached out to Tom Frieden, Director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about a potential collaboration to put together a set of papers representing a report card on health in the USA. This week, a year and a half after its inception, we publish the results of this partnership, The Health of Americans Series—a one-of-a-kind compendium of the challenges faced and opportunities presented by the state of health in the USA. The timing of its release is no coincidence.

Date: 
5 July 2014

Click here to view the full article which appeared in The Lancet