Band-Aid treatment


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Band-Aid treatment

A method of covering up a problem, rather than solving it or getting to the root of it. Refers to the trademark for a brand of adhesive bandages. Honestly, I think this is just a Band-Aid treatment—we need to work harder and find a real solution.
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I'm surprised that the American Medical Association hasn't slapped a cease and desist order against the Los Angeles City Council for practicing medicine without a license after the council came up with its Band-Aid treatment for crimes committed at automatic teller machines.