The Wellness Industrial Complex

One one hand, Goop can be very difficult for physicians to like us to understand. Goop flies in the face of the core of our profession - the scientific method to evaluate and validate diagnosis and treatment of disease. On the other hand, it Goop is easy to understand. Our profession has totally abdicated its role in Health and has become totally focused on Sickness. It should be no surprise that people are hungry for Goop. - Sanders DiPiero


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