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Is there an association between disease ignorance and self-rated health? The HUNT Study, a cross-sectional survey
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  • Karen A Tutt
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    Dear Dr Jorgensen,

    Several things occur to me from your article.

    1. This study took place in a Western country. I suggest that the sample with undiagnosed illnesses are more likely to have fallen prey to the Western delusion that we can live on a poor diet, overeat, drink alcohol to excess, do no exercise, not sleep enough, and when our bodies start falling apart, the medical system will be able to ret...

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