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A crisis of confidence in modern medicine is upon us. Merely to insist on it would
be to contribute further to a self-fulfilling prophecy, and to possible panic. This
book argues that panic is out of place. Thoughtful public discussion of the ...
As the older causes of disease recede, a new kind of malnutrition is becoming
the most rapidly expanding modern epidemic.26 One-third of humanity survives
on a level of undernourishment which would formerly have been lethal, while
The hospital, the modern cathedral, lords it over this hieratic environment of
health devotees. From Stockholm to Wichita the towers of the medical center
impress on the landscape the promise of a conspicuous final embrace. For rich
and poor, ...
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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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