Source: Natural Society, by Christina Sarich
While medical care and medical technologies have improved over the last several decades, research says that our collective overall ‘good health’ has actually decreased in the last 25 years. We may be living longer, but are we really healthier?
Hui Zheng, assistant professor of sociology at Ohio State, points the finger at an ever-burgeoning medical care system throughout the world as part of our collective sickness in a new study. Zheng and OSU researchers said:
“Access to more medicine and medical care doesn’t really improve our subjective health. For example, in the United States, the percentage of Americans reporting very good health decreased from 39 percent to 28 percent from 1982 to 2006.”
It seems that what some term the “medical mafia” (the FDA, USDA, AMA, etc) has made us sick first psychologically, then physically. It is clear to many that…
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