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    • Predictive Health

    • How We Can Reinvent Medicine to Extend Our Best Years
    • By: Kenneth L. Brigham M.D., Michael M. E. Johns M.D.
    • Narrated by: Matthew Josdal
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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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