How U.S. Health Care Became Big Business

The current health care system focuses too often on financial incentives over health or science, says Elisabeth Rosenthal in her new book, An American Sickness.

Writer Elisabeth Rosenthal has worked as a physician and says it’s far more lucrative in the U.S. health system to provide a lifetime of treatments than a cure. Her new book is An American Sickness.

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