Ninety-nine percent (99%) say that in US, we should put as much or more effort into finding out the causes behind so many mental and physical disorders, as we put into inventing drugs to treat them.
That’s according to the latest unscientific poll at SharylAttkisson.com.
In a recent “Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson” report, Dr. John Abramson of Harvards discusses the unique health emergencies happening in America. he shares evidence from his research and his latest book indicating that 96% of our research dollars goes towards studying new drugs and devices, which are profit-driven decisions, and very little effort is put into preventing the illnesses and finding their root causes.
Meantime, the US spends more than double the average on health care that comparable countries where the citizens aren’t as sick, nearly $13,000 per person a year. Japan spends far less and people live, on average, 8 years longer.
Watch Full Measure story Failing Health.
Full results are below. Be sure to answer the newest poll at SharylAttkisson.com. Look for the black box on the right sidebar on your computer or scroll way down on your mobile device.
We should put as much/more effort into finding out the causes behind so many mental and physical disorders as we put into inventing drugs to treat them.