When the Fancy Doctors are Away — You Do Better

Our extraordinary high cost for health insurance doesn’t translate into better health. Please read https://medium.com/@tjlphd_39492/health-insurance-causes-poor-health-8dbe5747d410 — the first in this series.

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Here is another poignant example. The original article was published in Science News with the source being Harvard Medical School. Drum roll please….. And the title is:

Survival benefit seen for some patients when cardiologists are away at academic conferences

Translation: When the prestigious cardiologists are away, your chances of leaving the hospital alive goes UP!

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The most “experienced” cardiologists are more likely to immediately perform a surgery. Surgeries are risky, in general, and more risky in unhealthy people. However, procedures are some of the more lucrative interventions so the hospital does profit well from them. The younger staff, with less experience, are more likely to put off surgeries. It’s that straight forward. Thus, here is the most simple conclusion:

Spend more (for the surgery) — die sooner.

Here are the two disparate headlines:

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Betting money would suggest that he was on a statin drug and his “cholesterol” was well controlled. The medical community has turned its back on understanding what health really is, such that even the top officials are no longer in touch with the reality of good health.

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Dr. Lewis is a medical scientist. He earned his stripes studying under a renegade Harvard Clinician. He is expert at reversing chronic diseases of all types.

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