Tag Archives: Medicine

Quotation of the Week

Tincture of time is the best medicine. Unfortunately it kills all who take it. With apologies to Hector Berlioz

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Medicine Undefined

The purpose of medicine is twofold. First to prolong life, ie to prevent premature death from disease. The second is to relieve pain and suffering from disease. To many medical “experts” it also appears to include the alleviation of just about anything that can cause distress of any sort. War, murder, crime, and poverty are…

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Controlling the Cost of Medical Care

This is a version of a talk I’ve given many times. It discusses how the ever increasing cost of medical care might be contained. I no longer think that anything other than divine intervention will control medical costs. The public believes that medical care is a right and thus should be paid by someone else….

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