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Medicine and health care are becoming a threat to human well-being notes John Ioannidis
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 9:20 am Email this article
“In many places, medicine and health care are wasting societal resources and becoming a threat to human well-being,” notes John Ioannidis from Stanford University.
Later he continues on this topic by saying, “However, with 20% of GDP being spent on health and health care so inefficiently, with such limited evidence or with conflicted evidence, medicine and health care can become a major threat to health and well-being.”
“However, too much medicine and too much health care is already causing harm.”
Ioannidis JP. Evidence-based medicine has been hijacked: a report to David Sackett. J Clin Epidemiol, 2016 Mar 2; http://www.jclinepi.com/article/S0895-4356(16)00147-5/fulltext.
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Stanford University School of Medicine
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