Medicine

How can diseases be treated or even be prevented? And how to diagnose diseases in the first place? The science and practice of medicine seeks to find answers to these questions and to maintain and restore health using a variety of interventions, methods and therapies.

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A Revolutionary New Plan to Supercharge Your Immunity and Stay Well for Life

Deepak Chopra and Rudolph E. Tanzi

Harmony Books, 2018

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A war on “prediabetes” has created millions of new patients and a tempting opportunity for pharma. But how real is the condition?

Charles Piller

Science, 2019

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A dangerous virus, as yet unknown, has the potential to wipe out millions of us. Yet public health bodies are mired in complacency.

Jonathan Quick

The Guardian, 2018

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What’s Normal, What’s Not, and What to Do About It

Andrew E. Budson and Maureen K. O’Connor

Oxford UP, 2017

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The Broken Promise of American Health

Robert M. Kaplan

Harvard UP, 2019

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Alex Gray

World Economic Forum, 2018

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Fiona Keogan

Planet Lean, 2019

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Health care consumers are contributing their skills, money, and time to develop effective solutions that aren’t available on the commercial market.

Harold DeMonaco et al.

MIT Sloan Management Review, 2019

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Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic

Alan Schwarz

Scribner, 2016

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