New at Reason: Ronald Bailey Sends a Dispatch from 2020 on the Effects of Health Care Reform

In 2010, advances in biotechnology, nanotechnology, diagnostics, information technology, stem cell treatments, vaccines, and organ transplants were poised to radically improve the health prospects of Americans. Reason Science Correspondent, Ronald Bailey sends a dispatch from 2020, where he finds that most of these hopeful predictions of major biomedical advances failed to materialize. What happened? Three words: health care reform.


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