"Children (as in 8-to 18-year-olds) are becoming caregivers (as in giving injections, monitoring medications, talking to doctors and nurses, changing diapers) for their ill or disabled parents, grandparents, and siblings."
Fascinating follow-up to last Tuesday's Part I post on stenting v. bypass surgery and what it implies about the future of centralized healthcare. "How do cardiologists (or any other well-educated, intelligent individuals) get to the point where they are able to act primarily in their own best interests, while insisting to everyone - even to themselves - that they are actually acting in the best interests of others?"
Ominous: The "transition to personal responsibility and accountability will probably take place in healthcare sooner or later ... And, the members of the healthcare establishment, working together with Federal and State Government, have the power to drive this change."
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