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MoneyBall Medicine

Thriving in the New Data-Driven Healthcare Market
Harry Glorikian and Malorye Allison Branca
Productivity Press, 2017
8 Book

The Hacking of the American Mind

The Science Behind the Corporate Takeover of Our Bodies
Robert H. Lustig
Avery, 2017
9 Book

The China Study

The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, and Long-Term Health
T. Colin Campbell and M.D. Thomas M. Campbell II
BenBella, 2016
9 Article

The World’s First Virus-Proof Cell, with Redesigned DNA, Is About to Meet the Test of Its Life

Biologists are building an organism that can shrug off any virus on the planet. Impervious human cells may be next
Rowan Jacobsen
Scientific American, 2019
8 Article

Gene Therapy Tackles a Common Birth Defect: Deafness

After false starts, researchers are making progress toward treating deafness with gene therapy
Dina Fine Maron
Scientific American, 2018
8 Article

Evolution Research Could Revolutionize Cancer Therapy

Evolutionary studies indicate that the genetic changes enabling a cancer to develop arise shockingly early within the primary tumor. This discovery points to a promising new approach to therapy
Jeffrey P. Townsend
Scientific American, 2018
8 Article

To Help Aging Populations, Classify Organismal Senescence

Comprehensive disease classification and staging is required to address unmet needs of aging populations
Stuart R. G. Calimport and et al.
Science, 2019
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Deep Medicine

How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again
Eric Topol
Basic Books, 2019
9 Article
International Council of Nurses
ICN, 2021
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The Remarkable Life of the Skin

An Intimate Journey Across Our Largest Organ
Monty Lyman
Atlantic Monthly Press, 2020