Toward A Disease-Free America

Berger, Peter L.
October 1994
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct1994, Issue 46, p22
Presents a fictitious scenario delineating the policies and measures that the U.S. had taken to achieve its goal of a disease-free country. Establishment of the National Health Security System; Prohibition of travel to most countries outside the hemisphere; Adoption of legislation that will outlaw disease-generating lifestyles such as smoking and consuming of alcoholic beverages; Increase of federal budget for health and health-related activities to about 70% of the total federal budget.


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