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This study aims to reflect on the intertwining of certain key ideas about what we call "health" within the hegemonic biomedical paradigm: health, disease, health needs, medicalization and medical-industrial complex. This reflection is based on the philosophical contributions of Heller and Wiggins on needs; on the discussion of some authors, especially Canguilhem, about health and illness; and Collins' sociology of expertise. After pointing out some of the conundrums that arise from thedoi:10.1590/0102-311x00113717 pmid:29947659 fatcat:vmpy56wkyvdqznnmwpuhjb7upy