New Books in Medicine

Interviews with Scholars of Medicine about their New Book

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episode 69: David Sinclair, "LifeSpan: Why We Age and Why We Don't Have To" (Simon and Schuster, 2019)


Do we have to grow old? Maybe not. David Sinclair explains...


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episode 206: Nora Jaffary, "Reproduction and its Discontents in Mexico: Childbirth and Contraception from 1750 to 1905" (UNC Press, 2016)


Jaffary tracks how medical ideas, practices, and policies surrounding reproduction changed between the late eighteenth and early twentieth centuries in Mexico...


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episode 12: Judith Grisel, "Never Enough: The Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction" (Doubleday, 2019)


Not a lot of authors go from spending their early twenties homeless and addicted to cocaine to becoming one of the world’s leading researchers on the neuroscience of addiction...


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episode 11: Travis Rieder, "In Pain: A Bioethicist’s Personal Struggle with Opioids" (Harper Collins, 2019)


On a spring day in 2015, Dr. Travis Rieder’s life changed. A motorcycle accident, a shattered foot...


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 2019-09-11  58m
 
 

episode 39: Harriet Washington, "A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind" (Little, Brown Spark, 2019)


Environmental racism is visible not only as cancer clusters or the location of grocery stores...


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 2019-09-09  48m
 
 

episode 18: Shai Lavi, "Bioethics and Biopolitics in Israel: Socio-legal, Political and Empirical Analysis" (Cambridge UP, 2019)


Lavi and his colleagues have produced a groundbreaking work that offers a novel understanding of Israeli bioethics...


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 2019-08-12  54m
 
 
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 2019-08-05  53m
 
 

episode 68: Sharra L. Vostral, "Toxic Shock: A Social History" (NYU Press, 2018)


In 1978, doctors in Denver, Colorado observed several healthy children who suddenly and mysteriously developed a serious, life-threatening illness with no visible source...


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 2019-08-02  23m
 
 

episode 55: Okezi Otovo, "Progressive Mothers, Better Babies: Race, Public Health, and the State in Brazil, 1850-1945" (U Texas Press, 2016)


Otovo explores the intersecting histories of race, gender, and class in modern Brazil...


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 2019-07-30  1h13m