The world has a message, but we're not going to like it

August 1, 2002

We might have the ability to cure someone, but that doesn't necessarilymean we'll be able to afford it It's always exciting to hear about the things that medical science ismaking possible. Custom-designed pharmaceuticals, high-tech artificial heartpumps and miracle cancer treatments make for compelling headlines, and theoptimism is justified-at least somewhat.