The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on WND Health
Tightfisted insurance companies and dizzying government bureaucracy are squeezing the art out of medicine, forcing doctors to use one-size-fits-all approaches with patients and needlessly putting the lives of patients at risk, according to a patient advocate and My Life is Worth It co-founder Bob Tufts.
Tufts pitched in the major leagues, went on to become a Wall Street executive and now teaches at Yeshiva University. He said he never missed a day of work in 30 years before getting a series of small colds a number of years ago. His doctor ordered tests that confirmed Tufts was suffering from multiple myeloma, a cancer of the bone marrow.
Thanks to excellent instincts by his doctor and the embrace of a novelty drug therapy including thalidomide, Tufts said he felt largely back to normal within nine months.
But he said his experience is far from normal, startingpost was originally published on this site