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The effectiveness of medical intervention in combatting noninfectious diseases is
even more questionable. In some situations and for some conditions, effective
progress has indeed been demonstrated: the partial prevention of caries through
Most research on alternatives to clinical intervention is directed towards program
engineering for the professional systems of man's social, psychological, and
physical environment. "Non-health-service health determinants" are largely ...
The level of public health corresponds to the degree to which the means and
responsibility for coping with illness are distributed among the total population.
This ability to cope can be enhanced but never replaced by medical intervention
or by ...
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The most explosive, uncompromising, thoroughly researched attack on the gravest health hazard we face today: our medical system. In this landmark book, one of the most brilliant social critics of our ... Read full review
The Medicalization of Life
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