What could have been, had the biomedical model not been held up as the only legitimate pathway to healing?
Many people still do not know what algorithms are, or whether algorithms are being used to deny them coverage for health services.
The fear that is most palpable to me is about the changes and loss of normalcy that will come between now and the end.
These experiences have taught me that death need not be dreaded or feared.
Something has to change in the way that modern society produces and consumes food.
Will we support bills that value these workers with adequate training, fair wages, and benefits to show them how essential they really are?
We have the tools — raw materials, surveillance, science, communication — to do better. “It is about political will” to make this a priority, so we don’t forget, like we did the lessons of the 1918 pandemic.
The U.S. has the most expensive healthcare and education system in the world, but is terrible at keeping people healthy and educated.
We want our patients to know that we are trusting them to know their bodies.
In this country, despite our medical/industrial complexes, we seem to have a “sick-care” system — one that is focused on treating the symptoms but not the causes
“How do we create a system — not a business?”
My response is: ‘Okay, I have these skills. There are people who want to support community and are out there getting hurt.’