The intersection of health care, politics, and policy is a controversial one, and this book of lively essays takes on many of today’s hot health topics: alternative medicine, health care reform, screening mammograms, taxes to change behavior, gun control, and many more. Former Assistant Surgeon General Douglas Kamerow, a family doctor, journal editor, and NPR commentator, combines evidence, opinion, and humor in 47 essays from his health policy columns in the medical journal <em>BMJ</em> and his nationally broadcast radio commentaries.
Dissecting American health care
By Douglas B. Kamerow.
October 2011 Open Access Peer Reviewed
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