“[I]s it any wonder, given all of the costs and the side effects of the drugs that we’re using to treat these preconditions, that every year we’re spending more than two trillion dollars on healthcare, and yet 100,000 people a year–and that’s a conservative estimate–are dying, not because of the conditions they have, but because of the treatments that we’re giving them, and the complications of those treatments?”


This has been driving me crazy for a while; I’m glad Dr. Oransky put it into words so well.