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If the classic Shangri-Las song Leader of the Pack was rewritten as an ode to Canadian health care, the title would have to change to Middle of the Pack.

Study after study shows that, when compared with other countries, Canada’s health system produces results that are middling.

Now, there is more stinging evidence of mediocrity: In a new report, the Canadian Institute for Health Information examines a commonly used measure of population health called PYLL (more on that in a moment), and how Canada’s outcomes compared with 17 other OECD countries over a 50-year period.

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