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Size and Other Weighty Matters

On October 25, 2009, CBS Sunday Morning tackled the multifaceted issue of obesity. Here I look at some of the topics covered.

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Health Care: A Nationwide System

For every nation that supports its citizens in obtaining health services there are financial limitations that make some care unavailable. Here, I propose a multi-feedback system which mediates optimally between our deepest values and the realities of illness and scarcity. It would reconcile a Presidential-legislative sense of importance with accounting, actuarial, and medical senses of what is: all of this while reducing paperwork; and spurring well-redirected programs in medical research.

The details would emerge dynamically from Presidential-legislative, well-being choices, combined in a calculus with several, apolitical, actuarial-medical wikidatapedias: one would be an accounting wikidatapedia, and two homologous to a medical expert system. Entries of perhaps multinational origin would be subject to some oversight.

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