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Nine Canadian medical bodies launch campaign to reduce unnecessary medical tests and treatments

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2673 (Published 08 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2673

Re: Nine Canadian medical bodies launch campaign to reduce unnecessary medical tests and treatments

Healthcare is hell. The more we get, the worse we feel. Sadly, doctors don’t grasp that trusted toxins and addictions are common, covert causes of sickness. So healthcare is a vicious cycle of toxins, addictions, and sickness, in which doctors aggravate sickness by ignoring its toxic, addictive causes, and by prescribing toxic, addictive drugs. I call this pervasive vicious cycle the “Toxic Craving Cycle”, because craving reflects addiction. So healthcare makes us sick, by burying us under layers of toxins and addictions, like sweets, cola, chocolate, vanilla, caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, and prescription drugs. To quote GB Shaw, "Science never solves one problem without creating ten more."

Competing interests: No competing interests

09 April 2014
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
Eagle Rock, MO, USA