Our health care system is crippled by desperate efforts to prevent the inevitable. A third of the national Medicare budget - nearly $175 billion - is spent on the final year of life, and a third of that amount on the final month, often on expensive (and futile) treatments. Such efforts betray a fundamental flaw in how we think about healthcare: we squander resources on hopeless situations, instead of using them to actually improve health.
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The premier of Nick Scott's TV talk show, The Gay Detective, appears to be a big hit until his first guest ends up murdered. Nick, also a detective with the Chicago Police Department, and his older, straight partner, Detective Norm Malone, hunt this heinous serial killer tagged The Reaper. This odd couple encounters both personal and professional conflicts as this suspenseful noir thriller races to a surprise conclusion that leaves Nick and Norm battling for their lives.
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