That's the title of my HND piece from 11 October. We're playing a bit of catch-up here.
The article starts off as a follow-up to the previous week's effort on obesity, and then takes a look at what happens when health care goes big time. For one thing, it has become disease care, not health care, since there's no money in prevention, except for a few over-hyped diagnostics. Even then, it's a bit of a stretch to call that stuff "preventive."
Adding to the confusion is the apparent attitude that the best health care program is one that's free. Talk about cognitive dissonance. Is there anything else in people's lives that is supposed to be so terribly important, yet no one wants to pay for it?
Read the complete article.