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Is Your Health & Country worth fighting for?

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Public health issues have previously been more amenable to government intervention because they did not attempt to control every aspect of our lives and those minimal intrusions included improving sanitation or air quality, or controlling infectious disease. But public health issues today, like smoking, drink and diet, have meant that legislating health is a blunt instrument in tackling these problems.

Then you add to that corruption where one group pays the government officials the most, so their form of healthcare becomes dominant.

Corruption is defined as Lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain.  In this definition, the key word is integrity, the faithfulness to principles, procedures and ethics. You simply must tune in to Wednesday Aug 8, 2012  program, it will be an eye opener.