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Saturday, September 19, 2009

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Over-treatment reduces life expectancy says Black Swan author, Nassim Taleb

"I believe that the healthcare system... now... reduces life expectancy of patients... [because of] over-treatment," said Nassim Taleb, Distinguished Professor of Risk Engineering at Polytechnic Institute of New York University and Visiting Professor at London Business School and author of The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable.

Taleb noted this on MSNBC's show, The Morning Meeting with Dylan Ratigan, on August 3rd, 2009. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Sep 19, 2009 10:31 am | [0] comments
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