“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.”
Boy oh boy has it taken a while for this to begin to come to pass? It looks to me that western society is just beginning to understand what Edison was referring to. But sadly, the vast majority of the western world is still in the cycle of applying “band-aids” to their major health problems.
Ben Franklin taught us that, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” But why don’t more listen to Ben?