Vaccinations, Opioids and the Health Risks of Linear Thinking

Updated: March 31, 2017

What was the most successful medical program in human history? Here's a hint: It began with a counterintuitive, non-linear solution. Yet, social mood at present suggests that counterintuitive thinking is short supply, in helping to solve a current, huge health crisis.

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