Medically Induced Apotheosis: Changing the Production and Consumption of Medicine

Through the advancement in health in history, we have seen the longevity of life exceed the limits—previously undreamt of—across the globe. However, with this increased life expectancy comes unprecedented pressure on healthcare systems. We may be living longer, but the amount of time that we have good health has not improved much—resulting in a great strain and dependency on the economy and society. This is an issue that needs to be addressed.