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Overtreated Why Too Much Medicine Is Making Us Sicker and Poorer

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ISBN-10: 1582345791

ISBN-13: 9781582345796

Edition: N/A

Authors: Shannon Brownlee

List price: $20.00
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"My choice for the economics book of the's the best description I have yet read of a huge economic problem that we know how to solvebut is so often misunderstood."David Leonhardt,New YorkTimes Our health care is staggeringly expensive, yet one in six Americans has no health insurance. We have some of the most skilled physicians in the world, yet one hundred thousand patients die each year from medical errors. In this gripping, eye-opening book, award-winning journalist Shannon Brownlee takes readers inside the hospital to dismantle some of our most venerated myths about American medicine. Brownlee dissects what she calls "the medical-industrial complex" and lays bare the backward…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Publication date: 9/9/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English