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Published: 03 February 2011

264 Pages

ISBN: 9780195369687

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Next Medicine

The Science and Civics of Health

Walter Bortz, MD

  • A richly informed indictment of the present state of American medicine, proposing a radically new system of healthcare for our country
  • Compelling argument from a doctor with 50 years of experience
  • Demonstrates that a dramatic shift in thinking is necessary to "fix" our national attitude about health and healthcare
  • Emphasizes the importance of personal responsibility and accountability in personal health
  • Prevention is key to combating largely-preventable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and conditions such as obesity

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