Health Humanities and Medical Sociology


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Interview With a Female Fibroids Patient: How One Woman’s Story Speaks Volumes About the US Healthcare System

by Vineeta Abraham, May 6, 2022 Disclaimer: This paper was written for Dr. Marci Lobel’s Psychology of Women’s Health class in Spring 2022. This paper is intended to analyze the real experiences of a woman suffering from health issues. It should be noted that the use of the word “female” in this paper refers to…

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Hidden Costs, Dirty Lies, and The Illusion of Choice: The Worst of American Healthcare

by Vignesh Subramanian, April 12, 2022 The headlines are the same every year, and have been so for the last half-century: U.S. Health Care Ranked Worst in the Developed World (TIME, 2014); US health spending twice other countries’ with worse results (Reuters, 2018); U.S. health-care system ranks last among 11 high-income countries (Washington Post, 2021).…

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Nanotherapy: Small Particles for a Big Issue

by Aviram Nessim, April 8, 2022 The incidence and mortality rates of cancer remain at an unreasonably high rate despite the existence of cancer therapies. In 2018, nearly 10 million lives were lost as a consequence of some form of cancer (NIH, 2020). That same year, almost 20 million novel cases of the pernicious disease…

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