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Risky medicine : our quest to cure fear and uncertainty / Robert Aronowitz.

by Aronowitz, Robert A. (Robert Alan).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago, Ill. : The University of Chicago Press, c2015Description: 278 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780226049717.Subject(s): Medical care -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Diseases -- Risk factors -- Social aspects -- United States | Medicine, Preventive -- United States -- History -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 610.28 A769
Contents:
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.
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Main / Collection principale 610.28 A769 (Browse shelf) Available

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.

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