Cheapskate Wisdom from … Former Chairman of the American Medical Association

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“You can do more for yourself than I can do for you.”

Quote from Raymond Scalettar, a former chairman of the AMA, taken from a WSJ story about how doing nothing is often the best medicine. Another snippet from the piece:

An estimated one-third to one-half of the $2.2 trillion Americans spend annually on health care in the U.S. is spent on unnecessary tests, treatments and doctor visits. Much of that merely buys time for the body to heal itself.