In the following video, Motley Fool health-care analyst Max Macaluso takes a question from one of our readers, who asks:

I'm hearing nightmare stories from the medical community. Hospitals laying off staff, doctors choosing early retirement. Is the medical community that bad of an investment right now? Prime for shorting?

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