preventative care

Mismatch Disease

Mismatch Disease

In recent years there has been a growing movement towards preventive medicine. This trend is critical because preventing disease is, easier, cheaper, and more efficient than treating the symptoms after getting sick.

Most of our resources, however, are still going to treating symptoms, rather than prevention. The majority of these symptoms are the result of diseases that could have been prevented. Why is this happening? Why have we been experiencing this wave of preventable disease?

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