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DIET AND EXERCISE - Health Care DIET AND EXERCISE-Kendall...

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Health Care DIET AND EXERCISE—Kendall makes the outrageous claim that “a dramatic improvement has taken place in our understanding of food and diet,” (601) in contrast to Fast Food Nation— it has become an issue of social class— The Health Care System in the US—a huge controversy—based on private insurance carriers and job-based policies for treatment, not prevention—a complex question, especially when contrasted with other countries that have a socialized medical system, either through single-payer, as in Canada, where the government is a central bank for paying private providers (doctors, hospitals, drug companies) or England, where the national health care system actually operates hospitals and employs medical personnel like doctors and nurses— Development of medicine as a science and not “an art,” with standards and controls to create “scientific medicine”--—the Flexner Report (1910) –created the “professional doctor,” as part of a commercial medical system—contrast with the Chinese “barefoot doctors,” with
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