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There’s No Money In A Cure

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Different individuals relate to different causes, especially in terms of diseases and the like. Sure, nobody wants everyone to get sick, but people who’ve had a relative die from breast cancer may donate more money to finding a cure for breast cancer than they would, say, a cure for heart disease. One article I read (dated 2011) states that between grants and donations, breast cancer alone receives more than $6 billion dollars annually. That’s a whole lot of money.

You may be expecting me to follow up that little tidbit with the question of, “Where does the money go?” Well, that’s not what I’m asking. What I am asking is, “Why haven’t we found a cure yet?”

That’s easy. You don’t make money from a cure. You make money from treatments.

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This Makes Me Smile

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I won’t rewrite the article – I’ll simply link to the original.

Boss selling restaurant to save employee with brain tumor

Priorities

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Today, Bill Clinton gave a long speech about the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Now, before I go on, let me say that I am unequivocally not a democrat (I’m also not a republican). And I am absolutely not a blind Obama supporter. He has hurt our civil liberties in ways that make me cringe.

But this speech today by Clinton… it was a good speech. A very good speech.

He openly addressed problems with Obamacare and he addressed the various ways the country’s politics are misconstruing the actual facts in regards to Obamacare.

He also explained – in very simple terms – many of the things Obamacare does. Read the rest of this entry

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