RE: Is Medicine Healthy?
Tue, 6 Apr 1999 22:16:03 -0700

Lyle Burkhead, <>, writes:
> Since reading this book, I have been a medical minimalist myself, a policy
> that has served me well.

I don't like going to doctors either, but then I think of cases like muppeteer Jim Henson, who died of pneumonia a couple of years ago. I can't help thinking that if he'd gone to the doctor instead of waiting for that darn cough to go away, he'd be alive today.