Marmot suggests that, while the health care provided by the British state health service was not superior to the personal U.S. Program, it provided important mental reassurance. Banks says America’s longer background of obesity or differences in childhood encounters may have helped create the problems becoming seen among middle-aged Americans. The study also found that while smoking rates were similar in the two countries,extreme drinking was more prevalent in England. Based on education and income, illnesses aside from cancer were more prevalent among the less well-off in both national countries.Henry Boom, MD, also the director of the Tuberculosis Research Unit at Case Western Reserve, has collaborated with Stein on each one of the stages of the work closely, and will serve as a co-principal investigator with Stein, also a Genetics Functioning Group head in the TB Analysis Unit. Harriet Mayanja-Kizza, MBChB, dean of the Makerere University Medical College, will serve as Ugandan principal investigator, with assistance of co-investigator, Ezekiel Mupere, MBChB, a pediatrician and epidemiologist at Makerere.