Ben does some great work.
My own recent experience with prostate cancer may be useful to you in sorting out the options. I am an investment, not a medical, professional. But for that very reason, I have no biases, no axe to grind, and above all, no income that would be put at risk from progress in medicine.
We live in a world of government enforced medical monopolies. The general rule is that doctors will recommend whatever they do,
Seriously, is there anything Obamacare can’t screw up?
The War on Drugs is now 100 years old. It’s caused unfathomable heartache. It’s fattened the wallets of police departments and drug dealers alike. We have prisons full of people there because of drugs. Lives have been torn apart. Families have been torn apart. Countries have been torn apart.
The War on Drugs has made a mockery of the Constitution. Do you think the founders ever envisioned the police digging through the possessions of American citizens in a search for intoxicants?
But there was no capacity to get the veterans in for treatment. No resources. Not a dime to spare.
The article below recounts the debate within the military about the present policy of prosecuting soldiers who try to commit suicide. There is currently an epidemic of soldier suicides, some but not all of whom have suffered brain injuries in combat.