Reel, Jeffrey
May 2007
Macrobiotics Today;May/Jun2007, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p39
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the high premiums for health insurance in the U.S. He asserted that the cost of treating illnesses is physically, emotionally and financially crippling. He emphasized that the socialized medicine in the country is not affordable and even the insured cannot pay for its costs. He suggested to embrace the preventive health practices and lifestyle choices from macrobiotics for lasting solution of health care costs.


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