Paramedic Perspective: Never Forget the Wisdom of the ‘Shirky Principal’

“Institutions will try to preserve the problem to which they are the solution.” (Clay Shirky)

So our advice for the day? Keep this in mind the next time the wacky world of medicine tries to lure you into an annual flu shot.  Chances are . . . your immune system knows best how to handle the occasional cootie. It’s been around a lot longer; it knows you far better . . . and it never asks for cash.

 

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How gullible are YOU in the face of incessant medical advertising?

 

 

 

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