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Shuster, Stef M.

Summary: "stef shuster traces the development of trans medicine since the 1950s to modern medicine to show how providers create and use scientific and medical evidence to "treat" a gender identity. But, why do medical providers have authority over gender? And, what might the consequences of how providers make decisions in trans medicine teach us about medicine in general? Using historical documents,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2021

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Geyman, John P.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Common Courage Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.10973 GEY

Goldhill, David.

Summary: "A visionary and completely original investigation that will change the way we think about health care: how and why it is failing, why expanding insurance coverage will only make things worse, and how it can be transformed into a transparent, affordable,successful system. In 2007, David Goldhill's father died from a series of infections acquired in a well-regarded New York hospital. The bill...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1 GOL

Griffith, Nicola

Summary: Mara Tagarelli is, professionally, the head of a multimillion-dollar AIDS foundation; personally, she is a committed martial artist. But her life has turned inside out like a sock. She can't rely on family, her body is letting her down, and friends and colleagues are turning away--they treat her like a victim. She needs to break that narrative: build her own community, learn new strengths, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: MCD/FSG Originals, Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Hand, Carol

Summary: "Often young people assume that, because they are healthy, they can do without health insurance. Then, the unexpected happens--a car accident or a serious illness--and they are left with a mountain of medical bills they cannot pay. This volume explains exactly what health insurance does for people, and the types of health care plans, including private, group, and government plans, and their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Publishing 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 368.38 HAN

Faust, Timothy

Summary: Single payer healthcare is not complicated: the government pays for all care for all people. It's cheaper than our current model, and most Americans (and their doctors) already want it. So what's the deal with our current healthcare system, and why don't we have something better?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1 FAU

Contents: The call of history : "We're gonna get this done" -- The house of Pelosi : deals and betrayals -- The power of one : Lieberman blocks the way -- The rescue : Obama's last chance -- Priority one : expanding coverage -- The individual mandate : how it will work -- The insurers : more customers, more resrnctions -- The insured : it's status quo for now -- Under thirty : joining the system, like it...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 344.7303 WAS

Metzl, Jonathan

Summary: "With the rise of the Tea Party and the election of Donald Trump, many middle- and lower-income white Americans threw their support behind conservative politicians who pledged to make life great again for people like them. But as Dying of Whiteness shows, the right-wing policies that resulted from this white backlash put these voters' very health at risk--and, in the end, threaten everyone's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2019

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