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Cancer, heart, and diabetes societies join to publicise uninsured Americans

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 20 September 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:579

Sick Society

When people are sick, we ask doctors to cure them. But when societies are sick, we ask politicians to cure them. We forget that a society is a group of people, and that a sick society is a group of sick people who are suffering and need help.

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23 September 2007
Hugh Mann
Eagle Rock, MO 65641 USA