But the research side where they are trying to find and develop new drugs and therapies is not, per se, slimy.
. It's the utilization down the stream where it becomes slimy, greedy profiteering in some cases... not all. Don't want to stroke this with the broad brush.
Bottom line to me: the U.S. health system is a shameful scam. I won't even get into my insurance company rant at this time.
... for a place to throw brickbats.
I'm all done tossing brickbats for a while. I have to go scrounge up some lunch for myself and the kitties. More brick-batting later maybe. ;)
Not being #facetious
. You make fine points in your statements above.