Posts Tagged ‘Healthcare’

David Healy

April 11 . 2012

In this searing indictment, Pharmageddon is David Healy’s most comprehensive and forceful argument against the “pharmaceuticalization” of medicine that are leading to a growing number of deaths and disabilities.

Jonathan Gruber

January 17 . 2012

Health care is one of the most contested and misunderstood issues today;  Jonathan Gruber, an adviser to the President  guides readers through the intricacies of the Affordable Care Act- in Health Care Reform.


Robin Cook, Amy Chua

January 5 . 2012

Best selling author Robin Cook with his latest novel, Death Benefit, then controversial author Amy Chua with  Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom.

Ian Millhiser, Mary Griffitts

November 9 . 2011

A three-judge panel from the D.C. Circuit court has upheld the constitutionality of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act and Ian Millhiser with the Center for American Progress tells us what that means. Then Mary Griffitts, a jury consultant talks about what’s next for the jurors in the Dr. Conrad Murray trial.

Pamela Hartzband, Jerome Groopman

November 1 . 2011

Your Medical Mind has the essential tools for making the best medical decisions, cutting through the confusion caused by the health-care system, the media, and gaps in our own reasoning. Drs. Jerome Groopman and Pamela Hartzband show us how to chart a clear path through this sea of confusion.

Oliver Sacks

October 11 . 2011

Bestselling author Dr. Oliver Sacks once again unlocks the mysteries of the brain in The Mind’s Eye, an exploration of vision and its myriad dimensions, and of the human potential for adaptability in the face of disability.

Ernest Drucker

October 4 . 2011

Ernest Drucker is sure to provoke a debate and shift the paradigm of how we think about punishment and A Plague of Prisons offers a totally novel perspective on criminal justice in twenty-first-century America.

Siddhartha Mukherjee

September 19 . 2011

Oncologist, Siddhartha Mukherjee shows in The Emperor of All Maladies how modern treatments like  chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery, as well as preventative care–came into existence thanks to a century’s worth of research, trials, and small, essential breakthroughs around the globe.

Dr. Margaret Flowers, Stephanie Staal

March 1 . 2011

A nationwide physicians’ group hailed the reintroduction of a popular federal bill that would quickly upgrade the Medicare program and expand it to cover the entire population. Dr. Margaret Flowers tells why this is a cost effective approach. Later, Stephanie Staal explores the significance of classic tales by and of women, highlighting the relevance these ideas still have today in Reading Women.