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1. Cover image for 'American Lobotomy'
A Rhetorical History
Jenell Johnson
Tracing how the meanings of a barbaric surgical procedure emerged, accrued, and transformed within medicine and public culture in the U.S.
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1. Cover image for 'American Lobotomy'
A Rhetorical History
Jenell Johnson
Tracing how the meanings of a barbaric surgical procedure emerged, accrued, and transformed within medicine and public culture in the U.S.
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2. Cover image for 'Waiting for Cancer to Come'
Women’s Experiences with Genetic Testing and Medical Decision Making for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Sharlene Hesse-Biber
A narrative-driven exploration of the effects of BRCA genetic testing on the lives of at-risk women
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Women’s Experiences with Genetic Testing and Medical Decision Making for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Sharlene Hesse-Biber
A narrative-driven exploration of the effects of BRCA genetic testing on the lives of at-risk women
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Women’s Experiences with Genetic Testing and Medical Decision Making for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Sharlene Hesse-Biber
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3. Cover image for 'Financing Medicaid'
Federalism and the Growth of America's Health Care Safety Net
Shanna Rose

Medicaid has grown to be the largest intergovernmental grant program in the United States, thanks to the efforts of state governors

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Federalism and the Growth of America's Health Care Safety Net
Shanna Rose

Medicaid has grown to be the largest intergovernmental grant program in the United States, thanks in part to the efforts of state governors

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Federalism and the Growth of America's Health Care Safety Net
Shanna Rose
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4. Cover image for 'Mammographies'
The Cultural Discourses of Breast Cancer Narratives
Mary K. DeShazer

Uncovers the lived experience of breast cancer through autobiographical and photographic narratives

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The Cultural Discourses of Breast Cancer Narratives
Mary K. DeShazer
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5. Cover image for 'The Chief Concern of Medicine'
The Integration of the Medical Humanities and Narrative Knowledge into Medical Practices
Ronald Schleifer and Jerry B. Vannatta
An interdisciplinary project that aims at demonstrating the importance of humanistic understanding in the intellectual and everyday practices of medicine
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The Integration of the Medical Humanities and Narrative Knowledge into Medical Practices
Ronald Schleifer and Jerry B. Vannatta
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6. Cover image for 'Physician Communication with Patients'
Research Findings and Challenges
Jon B. Christianson, PhD, Louise H. Warrick, DrPH, Michael Finch, PhD, and Wayne Jonas, MD
An analysis of the body of research into physician-patient communication
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Research Findings and Challenges
Jon B. Christianson, PhD, Louise H. Warrick, DrPH, Michael Finch, PhD, and Wayne Jonas, MD
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7. Cover image for 'Disabled Veterans in History'
Enlarged and Revised Edition
David A. Gerber, Editor
The history of disabled veterans, from Ancient Greece to the conflict in Afghanistan
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Enlarged and Revised, Afterword by Jonathan Shay, M.D., Ph.D.
David A. Gerber, Editor
Examines the injuries of military service across time and Western cultures
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8. Cover image for 'Viral Mothers'
Breastfeeding in the Age of HIV/AIDS
Bernice L. Hausman
Sheds light on the complex cultural politics that surround the promotion of breastfeeding at a time of global health crises
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Breastfeeding in the Age of HIV/AIDS
Bernice L. Hausman
Sheds light on the complex cultural politics that surround the promotion of breastfeeding at a time of global health crises
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9. Cover image for 'The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia'
A Four-Country Comparative Study
Albert I. Hermalin, Editor
Examines the effects of social and economic change on the aging populations of Asia
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10. Cover image for 'Playing Doctor'
Television, Storytelling, and Medical Power
New and expanded edition
Joseph Turow
A classic look at doctors in television, updated with two decades of new shows and research
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Television, Storytelling, and Medical Power
New and expanded edition
Joseph Turow
A classic look at doctors in television, updated with two decades of new shows and research
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11. Cover image for 'Launching Global Health'
The Caribbean Odyssey of the Rockefeller Foundation
Steven Palmer
An in-depth look at the Rockefeller Foundation's earliest ventures in international health
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12. Cover image for 'Suing the Tobacco and Lead Pigment Industries'
Government Litigation as Public Health Prescription
Donald G. Gifford

A history and critique of public health litigation

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Government Litigation as Public Health Prescription
Donald G. Gifford
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13. Cover image for 'Dying Inside'
The HIV/AIDS Ward at Limestone Prison
Benjamin Fleury-Steiner
A graphic exposé of the inhumane treatment of HIV-positive inmates in U.S. prisons
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The HIV/AIDS Ward at Limestone Prison
Benjamin Fleury-Steiner
A graphic exposé of the inhumane treatment of HIV-positive inmates in U.S. prisons
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The HIV/AIDS Ward at Limestone Prison
Benjamin Fleury-Steiner
A graphic exposé of the inhumane treatment of HIV-positive inmates in U.S. prisons
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14. Cover image for 'The Accidental Teacher'
Life Lessons from My Silent Son
An Autism Memoir
Annie Lubliner Lehmann

A mother's honest, unvarnished, and touching memoir about the life lessons she learned from a son with autism

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Life Lessons from My Silent Son
An Autism Memoir
Annie Lubliner Lehmann

A mother's honest, unvarnished, and touching memoir about the life lessons she learned from a son with autism

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Life Lessons from My Silent Son
An Autism Memoir
Annie Lubliner Lehmann

A mother's honest, unvarnished, and touching memoir about the life lessons she learned from a son with autism

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15. Cover image for 'What Do Gay Men Want?'
An Essay on Sex, Risk, and Subjectivity
David M. Halperin

A crucial effort to understand gay men's relation to sex and risk without recourse to tainted psychological concepts

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15. Cover image for 'What Do Gay Men Want?'
An Essay on Sex, Risk, and Subjectivity
David M. Halperin

A crucial effort to understand gay men's relation to sex and risk without recourse to tainted psychological concepts

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15. Cover image for 'What Do Gay Men Want?'
An Essay on Sex, Risk, and Subjectivity
David M. Halperin

A crucial effort to understand gay men's relation to sex and risk without recourse to tainted psychological concepts

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16. Cover image for 'The German Patient'
Crisis and Recovery in Postwar Culture
Jennifer M. Kapczynski

A fascinating study of disease as a trope in German debates about the Nazi past

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Crisis and Recovery in Postwar Culture
Jennifer M. Kapczynski

A fascinating study of disease as a trope in German debates about the Nazi past

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16. Cover image for 'The German Patient'
Crisis and Recovery in Postwar Culture
Jennifer M. Kapczynski

A fascinating study of disease as a trope in German debates about the Nazi past

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17. Cover image for 'Beyond Sputnik'
U.S. Science Policy in the Twenty-First Century
Homer A. Neal, Tobin L. Smith, and Jennifer B. McCormick
A timely introduction to all facets of U.S. national science policy
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U.S. Science Policy in the Twenty-First Century
Homer A. Neal, Tobin L. Smith, and Jennifer B. McCormick
A timely introduction to all facets of U.S. national science policy
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18. Cover image for 'The Cult of Statistical Significance'
How the Standard Error Costs Us Jobs, Justice, and Lives
Stephen T. Ziliak and Deirdre N. McCloskey
How the most important statistical method used in many of the sciences doesn't pass the test for basic common sense
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18. Cover image for 'The Cult of Statistical Significance'
How the Standard Error Costs Us Jobs, Justice, and Lives
Stephen T. Ziliak and Deirdre N. McCloskey
How the most important statistical method used in many of the sciences doesn't pass the test for basic common sense
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18. Cover image for 'The Cult of Statistical Significance'
How the Standard Error Costs Us Jobs, Justice, and Lives
Stephen T. Ziliak and Deirdre N. McCloskey
How the most important statistical method used in many of the sciences doesn't pass the test for basic common sense
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19. Cover image for 'Deep'
Real Life with Spinal Cord Injury
Marcy Epstein and Travar Pettway, Editors
Essays plumbing the depths of life with spinal cord injury
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Real Life with Spinal Cord Injury
Marcy Epstein and Travar Pettway, Editors
Essays plumbing the depths of life with spinal cord injury
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20. Cover image for 'Student Bodies'
The Influence of Student Health Services in American Society and Medicine
Heather Munro Prescott

Explores the fascinating connections between university health centers and the evolution of American health and medicine

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21. Cover image for 'History, Medicine, and the Traditions of Renaissance Learning'
Nancy G. Siraisi

The first book in a new series and a groundbreaking study of connections, parallels, and mutual interaction between two critical disciplines—medicine and history—in 15th- to 17th-century Europe

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Nancy G. Siraisi

The first book in a new series and a groundbreaking study of connections, parallels, and mutual interaction between two critical disciplines—medicine and history—in 15th- to 17th-century Europe

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22. Cover image for 'Discovering Addiction'
The Science and Politics of Substance Abuse Research
Nancy D. Campbell
Groundbreaking study of the history and ethics of addiction science
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23. Cover image for 'Project Care'
Health Care Case Studies, Multimedia, and Projects for Practicing English
Steve Quann and Diana Satin
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24. Cover image for 'Understanding Assisted Suicide'
Nine Issues to Consider
John B. Mitchell
A personal journey into the issues surrounding assisted suicide that covers the widest range of topics and positions on the subject
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25. Cover image for 'Opposition and Intimidation'
The Abortion Wars and Strategies of Political Harassment
Alesha E. Doan
The first systematic study of the extralegal tactics employed by the American anti-abortion movement
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The Abortion Wars and Strategies of Political Harassment
Alesha E. Doan
The first systematic study of the extralegal tactics employed by the American anti-abortion movement
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