Aronowitz, Robert A. 1953-

Risky medicine : our quest to cure fear and uncertainty / Robert Aronowitz. - Chicago, Ill. : The University of Chicago Press, c2015. - 278 p. ; 24 cm.

v. 44 no. 3 (Winter 2015) Selected Accessions List -- Health

Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-266) and index.

Risky medicine : our quest to cure fear and uncertainty -- The converged experience of risk and disease -- The social and psychological efficacy of risk interventions -- The Framingham heart study : the emergence of the risk factor approach -- Gardasil : a vaccine against cancer and a drug to reduce risk -- Lyme disease vaccines : a cautionary tale for risk interventions -- Cancer survivorship : the entangled experience of risk and disease -- The global circulation of risk interventions -- Situating health risks : an opportunity for disease prevention policy -- Epilogue : the risk system.

9780226049717

Amazon.ca, 02/12/15, 33.58


Medical care--History--United States--20th century.
Diseases--Risk factors--Social aspects--United States.
Medicine, Preventive--History--United States--20th century.

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