How to revive public healthcare | The Economist

This year Britain’s National Health Service celebrates its 70th birthday. Formed in 1948, it was the first state health service in the world. Today, the modern NHS is almost unrecognizable from the one that was created 70 years ago. It’s the world’s fifth biggest employer with a budget of 110 billion pounds a year. But …

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Is this the future of health? | The Economist

Is this the future of health? | The Economist

The quest for artificial intelligence began more than 80 years ago. I can perform 36 distinct acts. The idea was that computer technology would one day be powerful enough to carry out tasks better and more efficiently than humans. We’ve got to actually say hello to it. Today AI has come of age. It’s already …

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How MDMA is being used to treat PTSD | The Economist

How MDMA is being used to treat PTSD | The Economist

I loaded a Beretta nine millimeter. I put it to my temple and I pulled the trigger and the greatest peace that I felt was when that hammer fell because I knew it was gonna be over. It was only a microsecond but when you spend day in and day out suffering, a microsecond of …

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