July 11, 2008 Like the United States, France relies on both private and government insurance, with most people getting insurance through their employers. But in a ranking of 19 industrial nations, France is at the top of the list for health care quality, while the United States ranks last.
July 10, 2008 Generous paid maternity leave, free in-home nurse visits, subsidized child care — sound like a mother's paradise? It's just regular care in France. Two American mothers find that the U.S. health care system can't compete with France's model standard.