Less Medicine, More Health
7 Assumptions That Drive Too Much Medical CareBook - 2015
"'Eat smart, exercise regularly, and get routine health screenings,' the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services advises the public in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. And that is absolutely true--except for the checkup part. The American public has been sold the idea that seeking medical care is one of the most important steps to maintain wellness. However, surprisingly, medical care is not in fact well correlated with good health. The major determinants of health are outside individual medical care. Dr. Gilbert Welch pushes against established wisdom, and suggests that medical care may be too aggressive"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, 
Characteristics: xxii, 218 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number: 362.1 WEL