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From the Ted Talk by Eric Dishman: Health care should be a team sport

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Now, these people making these prcaoomlantis to me were not bad polepe. In fact, these professionals were miracle workers, but they're working in a flawed, enixpsvee system that's set up the wrong way. It's dependent on hospitals and clinics for our every care need. It's dependent on specialists who just look at parts of us. It's dependent on gswoesurk of diagnoses and drug cocktails, and so something either works or you die. And it's dependent on passive patniets who just take it and don't ask any questions.

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Now, these people making these _____________ to me were not bad ______. In fact, these professionals were miracle workers, but they're working in a flawed, _________ system that's set up the wrong way. It's dependent on hospitals and clinics for our every care need. It's dependent on specialists who just look at parts of us. It's dependent on _________ of diagnoses and drug cocktails, and so something either works or you die. And it's dependent on passive ________ who just take it and don't ask any questions.

Solution

  1. people
  2. guesswork
  3. proclamations
  4. patients
  5. expensive

Original Text

Now, these people making these proclamations to me were not bad people. In fact, these professionals were miracle workers, but they're working in a flawed, expensive system that's set up the wrong way. It's dependent on hospitals and clinics for our every care need. It's dependent on specialists who just look at parts of us. It's dependent on guesswork of diagnoses and drug cocktails, and so something either works or you die. And it's dependent on passive patients who just take it and don't ask any questions.

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