We can perceive more things than we could before, now with our own senses and the equipment brought to us by science, but is that the limit of what there is?
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The current uproar regarding the task force recommendations on breast cancer screening highlights how guidelines have a tendency to insinuate themselves into the fabric of bureaucratic mandates.
Our current medical model is based on disease and organ pathology. A disease management system. No overt disease and your doctor will dismiss you. It will not be covered by your insurance.
This debate is not about health care, is about the economics of a system that is failing us all -- physicians, patients -- everyone.
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