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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