If your goal this year is to become more self-sufficient in regaining and optimizing your health, then do your best to avoid these two systems as much as possible and incorporate solutions that give you back your power.
Conventional medical system
A warning to readers: this is a gruesome story. Do not read this if you are squeamish. It's a hard-to-believe (but true) account of the horrors of conventional medicine and its barbaric surgical procedures, many of which are still practiced today.