U.S. cities aim to redefine healthcare

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Even though the U.S. spends the most per capita on healthcare, people are not living as long, experience higher rates of infant mortality, obesity, heart disease and AIDS, and are more likely to die from traffic accidents, drug overdoses and gunshot wounds.

A new feature by the Urban Institute spotlights three programs in U.S. cities used to broaden the definition of healthcare and take into account housing, employment and parental education as aspects of health.

Click the link to see how these states are redefining healthcare: