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The New York Times is reporting that the economic stimulus bill will include over a billion dollars to fund research into medical evidence. This is a good thing, but it’s bound to be controversial. I’ve mentioned before that we need to spend money to improve our medical infrastructure, and this could be a step in…

Health care is infrastructure

There’s a lot of talk about there about “economic stimulus” and “infrastructure”, but what is “infrastructure”? Traditionally, it’s the basic physical and social structure needed for a society to operate. Roads, sewers, utilities, schools—these are the “guts” of our nation. Without these things, and the pooling of resources they require, we are nothing more than…