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  Volume 51, Number 2, Spring 2008

Table of Contents

From: Perspectives in Biology and Medicine

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Articles

Mortal Exposure: on the goodness of writing medical ethics

pp. 163-175
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History and Biography

Mao Zedong's Fight Against Schistosomiasis

pp. 176-187
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The First Pharmacoepidemiologic Investigations: national drug safety policy in the United States, 1901-1902

pp. 188-198
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Culture and Society

Implicit Normativity in Scientific Advice: values in nutrition scientists' decisions to give public advice

pp. 199-206
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Taking the Devil into Your Mouth: ritualized American weight-loss narratives of morality, pain, and betrayal

pp. 207-219
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Medical Education and Practice

The Afterbirth of the Clinic: a Foucauldian perspective on "House M.D." and American medicine in the 21st century

pp. 220-237
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An Epidemic of Depression or the Medicalization of Distress?

pp. 238-250
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Drug Reps and the Academic Medical Center: a case for management rather than prohibition

pp. 251-260
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Essay Reviews

Surgically Shaping Children

pp. 261-269
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Expanding Immunology: defensive versus ecological perspectives

pp. 270-284
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Universal Health Insurance: will it control the cost of U.S. health care?

pp. 285-291
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Response to Dr. Gunnar

pp. 292-294
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Book Reviews

When Illness Goes Public: Celebrity Patients and How We Look at Medicine (review)

pp. 295-299
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Children in Medical Research: Access versus Protection (review)

pp. 299-301
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Strange Harvest: Organ Transplants, Denatured Bodies, and the Transformed Self (review)

pp. 302-304
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To Die Well: Your Right to Comfort, Calm and Choice in the Last Days of Life (review)

pp. 304-309
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The Intelligibility of Nature: How Science Makes Sense of the World (review)

pp. 309-312
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Culturing Life: How Cells Became Technologies (review)

pp. 312-315
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Research Areas

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