Why Medicine Works Too Hard

Prevention > treatment.

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Imagine this.

You’re driving in a car, travelling way too fast, when you hit a patch of ice.

Would you rather: (a) have had signs warning you of the danger of ice, causing you to travel slower, and traverse the ice safely; or, (b), have a highly-trained, effective local paramedic department who you are pretty sure will save…

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I write about science, philosophy, and society. Occasionally whatever else takes my fancy. Student @ University of Cambridge, Yale Bioethics alum.

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Rory Cockshaw

Rory Cockshaw

I write about science, philosophy, and society. Occasionally whatever else takes my fancy. Student @ University of Cambridge, Yale Bioethics alum.

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