How we provide healthcare—not just the services and treatment themselves—has a huge impact on people’s health.
The dominant system in the U.S. relies on drugs and technical intervention and is largely administered by—and for the financial benefit of—insurance providers. Health care in the U.S. is the most expensive in the world, but the overall quality is rated about 40th in the world.
Holistic approaches to health care are often less expensive and less invasive or traumatic for the body—and holistic approaches are often more effective, because the strengthen and enhance the body’s natural defenses.
by Jacqline Wolf Tice C.E.A. Winslow, the 20th-century “founder” of the modern public health movement, famously described public health as, “the science and the art of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting physical health and mental health and efficiency through organized … more
Expanding Coverage without Increasing Health Care Spending: Dartmouth Institute White Paper Recommends Course for the Obama Administration December 17, 2008 Lebanon, NH—The United States can extend coverage to the country’s uninsured without substantially increasing overall health care costs, according to a … more