Stop Calling Medicine “Healthcare”

“I know you’ve heard this before, but it’s worth saying again: health is not what doctors do. “

Doctors do medicine. Doctors diagnose. Doctors do remedies. Doctors do emergency life-saving procedures.

That’s not news. Here’s what is news:

None of those things are health. Health is the stuff that keeps you from needing any doctors do in the first place. We fail ourselves when we get that confused.

Now for the really strange part: most people now believe that “health” is what ...

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