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Brody, Howard.

Contents: The good, the bad, and the ugly : a story of two medications -- An ethical framework -- The pharmaceutical industry and the free market -- Patents, generic drugs, and academic science -- Research and profits -- Suppression of research data -- The quality of pharmaceutical research -- The drug rep: historical background -- The drug rep today -- The influence of drug reps: what the data show --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 174.2 BRO

Summary: FROM THE PUBLISHER : After the Nancy Cruzan case was decided by the Supreme Court in 1990, and ultimately resolved by the Courts of the State of Missouri, the decision to withhold or withdraw life-prolonging nutrition and hydration appeared to many to be as noncontroversial as decisions to refuse respirators or dialysis. Even the Catholic Church held that, although there should be a presumption...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 CAS

Elliott, Carl

Summary: In this lively narrative, physician and moral philosopher Carl Elliott traces for the first time the evolutionary path of the new direction in health care, revealing the dangerous underbelly of the beast that has emerged--a beast that sacrifices old-style doctoring to fit the values of consumer capitalism.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 174.2 ELL

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 Using historical documents,...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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Ehrenreich, Barbara.

Summary: From the Publisher: A provocative new perspective on female history, the history of American medicine and psychology, and the history of child-rearing unlike any other.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 EHR

Schillace, Brandy

Summary: "The mesmerizing biography of a brilliant and eccentric surgeon and his quest to transplant the human soul. In the early days of the Cold War, a spirit of desperate scientific rivalry birthed a different kind of space race: not the race to outer space that we all know, but a race to master the inner space of the human body. While surgeons on either side of the Iron Curtain competed to become...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WHITE, ROBERT JOSEPH SCH

Summary: America's frenzied debate over government health insurance has eclipsed another, no less challenging, national health care crisis-the plight of people with serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This Fred Friendly Seminar sheds light on barriers to treatment, ethical and legal dilemmas, and fragmented social policies that are creating a nightmare for families, filling...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: House is serving a prison sentence for driving his car into Cuddy's living room, and when his sentence ends early, he finds the Diagnostic Medicine Department has gone through a transition in his absence and he must deal with a new chain of command and personnel changes to his team.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOU

Summary: This film is the first feature-length documentary about how health care professionals actively implemented and covered up the tortures in Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo and the CIA Black Sites. The film shows how the torture of detainees could not continue without the assistance of these American doctors. The little-known story is told by military, legal and medical experts and portrayed through staged...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Shelter Island 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DOC

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Summary: A compilation of seven made-for-tv movies based on the suspense novels of Mary Higgins Clark originally produced between 2002 and 2004.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Allumination Filmsworks 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD M

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

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