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Commentary: Five myths on our sick healthcare system

Washington Post, November 21, 2008

In this opinion piece published in the Washington Post, Shannon Brownlee and Ezekiel Emanuel try to dispel "a few myths about how healthcare works and how much reform Americans are willing to stomach." Brownlee is a visiting scholar at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center and the author of Overtreated. Emanuel, an oncologist and author of Healthcare, Guaranteed, is chairman of the center’s Department of Bioethics.