President Obama has recently suggested expanding the pathway to a healthier nation to include alternative and integrative medicine. Money has already been appropriated for this effort. How will it be spent?
Dr Dean Ornish testified that $2 Trillion was spent on medical care last year. From that, 95 cents of every dollar went into treating disease after it already occurred. 75-80% of all costs went into the treatment of four conditions:
• Heart Disease
ALL OF WHICH ARE PREVENTABLE THROUGH SIMPLE DIET AND LIFESTYLE ADJUSTMENTS!
Here's an inside track to what's new in government and how our culture is changing from 'sick care' to 'health care'. You can check out the compelling testimony of the distinquished panel of practicing, front-line leaders - Dr Mehmet Oz, Dr Mark Hyman, Dr Dean Ornish and Dr Andrew Weil in Washington DC at the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearing to examine integrative care focusing on a pathway to a healthier nation. Their testimonials reveal how the current health care system has not served us well and why it needs to be revised. You may even raise an eyebrow more than once. Ok, you may be shocked...especially when the Mayo Clinic has been called out for ineffective treatment practice.
So grab an apple and some tea and get comfy -- it's on the long side, but this hearing is worth your time investment. We all need to become aware of this information and share it with friends and family --- and there are some scenarios discussed where you may think they're talking about you! Check out:
NOW is the time to make your voice heard by writing congress and senate representatives because the program is currently under revision. Don't let someone else make the decisions for you and later complain about it -- We've all had enough of that! Let them know what makes sense to you to support your choice for health freedom.