One in four children in America grow up without learning how to read.
85% of the juveniles who face trial in the juvenile court system are functionally illiterate, and more than 60% of all American prison inmates are functionally illiterate There are only three countries that don’t give new mothers any paid time off work.
Doctors in the United States write more than 250 million prescriptions for antidepressants each year.
Prescription painkillers kill more Americans than heroin and cocaine combined.
70 percent of all Americans are on at least one prescription drug.
And 20 percent of all Americans are on at least five prescription drugs.
America has the highest percentage of one person households.