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Why is there little focus on preventive healthcare in the U.S.?

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  • AJudith Salerno, Geriatric Medicine, answered
    Salerno - TEDMED11

    The healthcare system in the U.S. is better at treating disease than preventing it, says Dr. Judy Salerno, executive officer of the Institute of Medicine. Watch the video to find out why.


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