For almost 30 years I've tried to help Canadians understand their health system and their medical care. In that time, I've seen tremendous advances in medicine. Modern medicine has become so specialized that many physicians treat specific syndromes and body parts, and the patient herself gets lost in the process. We have filled our temples of medicine with such bedazzling hi-tech tools that we've forgotten that we should treat people where they live. In our desire to cure, we over-treat.
André Picard est journaliste et chroniqueur sur les enjeux de santé au quotidien The Globe and Mail depuis 1987, ou il cumule actuellement les fonctions de journaliste scientifique et chef du bureau du Québec. Il a également publié quatres ouvrages à succès.
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