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If a public, panicked by gory revelations, were browbeaten into further support for
more expert control over experts in health-care production, this would only
intensify sickening care. It must now be understood that what has turned health
Social iatrogenesis is at work when health care is turned into a standardized item
, a staple; when all suffering is "hospitalized" and homes ^WM□\)r become
inhospitable to birth, sickness, and death; when . the language in which people
We have seen death turn from God's call into a "natural" event and later into a "
force of nature"; in a further mutation it had turned into an "untimely" event when it
came to those who were not both healthy and old. Now it had become the ...
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The Epidemics of Modern Medicine
The Medicalization of Life
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