The US medical system kills 2.25 million Americans per decade. (Dr. Barbara Starfield, “Is US health really the best in the world?”, Journal of the American Medical Association, July 26, 2000.)
Hear ye, hear ye and y’all and you and thou and everybody, we’re the medical cartel and we rule your lives, but we really care about you, we really do, we like you.
So here’s the deal, especially now that we have the glorious Affordable Care Act. During the course of your lives, we’ll diagnose you with 50 or 60 or 70 (we’re shooting for 100) disorders and diseases, most of which will be fake. Continue reading