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Title:
The nature of health : how America lost, and can regain, a basic human value
Author:
Fine, Michael, M.D.
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Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Radcliffe Pub., [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
xx, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Foreword / Michael Fine's preface -- Jim Peters' preface -- About the authors -- Introduction -- What health is not -- Demented and contracted -- health we have -- health we buy -- What we measure is not health -- Medications are not health -- Medicine is not health either -- Science is business, not health -- Hancock County -- What went wrong and why -- happy victim -- human tsunami -- reductive trap -- rap is sprung -- How longevity kidnapped health -- Medical services and communities -- zero-sum game -- Three people, three aortas --

What health is -- A. fib -- What Webster thinks -- Old villages, new lives -- Toward a social definition of health -- Health and community together -- Health and fairness -- Amish boy -- What's next? -- Who gets what? -- How should it look? -- How should we pay for it? -- Which doctors? -- References -- Bibliography.
ISBN:
9781846192067
Format :
Book

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