Expensive Medical Treatments

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Many Americans with life-threatening diseases have been refusing new medical treatments, saying the high costs outweigh the benefits. Here are a few commonly rejected treatments:

  • Zero-gravity triple-bypass surgery
  • Bed rest in Langham Hotel's Infinity Suite
  • 56-thousand-dollarectomy
  • Quadriplegia pills
  • Cryogenically freezing faulty organs inside patient until cure is found
  • Artificial mechanical heart
  • Burt Bacharach–serenaded chemotherapy session
  • Insulin