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The Practice of Medicine -- Personalized

Petrus64 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 2:13 AM
When diet is wrong medicine is of no use. When diet is correct medicine is of no need. ~Ayurvedic Proverb It all starts there. Most of what ails people is self inflicted and can be resolved with self responsibility...

 Today, I lived two contrasting approaches to the practice of medicine in the United States.  If ObamaCare becomes the law of the land, the contrast will grow even more marked.  Anyone who doesn't yet understand why the ObamaCare approach to medicine -- ie, centalizing control in government and insurance bureaucracies rather than in patients, the consumers -- is so terrible should read this post. 

Here's what happened: One of my small children fell and had an ugly, jagged cut beneath an eye.  It bled and looked ugly enough that I thought a physician should see it, so we made an appointment...