I'm not saying the pharma industry is good or bad, I'm saying that one of the factors contributing to the huge difference in healthcare costs in Europe and US is this. We get higher quality treatment (in the form of more available drugs) because Americans pay more.
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Everyone dies, and if they will use funds from the government to pay for them (the vast majority of Americans), I think there needs to be some kind of conversation.
And Aspirin can kill you if you don't understand drug interactions, so let's not get too hysterical...
The way I've understood the current medicare, it's not very good.
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So eliminating the need for that on some medications can only be a savings for people.
The most successful tyranny is not the one that uses force to assure uniformity but the one that removes the awareness of other possibilities.