Seeking Sickness

Seeking Sickness

Why wouldn’t you want to be screened to see if you’re at risk for cancer, heart disease, or another potentially lethal condition? After all, better safe than sorry. Right? Not so fast, says Alan Cassels. His Seeking Sickness takes us inside the world of medical screening, where well-meaning practitioners and a profit-motivated industry offer to […]

Intimate Partner Violence Among Midlife and Older Women: A Descriptive Analysis of Women Seeking Medical Services (Report)

Intimate Partner Violence Among Midlife and Older Women: A Descriptive Analysis of Women Seeking Medical Services (Report)

Today in the United States women benefit greatly from the many hard-won rights and achievements of their mothers, grandmothers, and great-grandmothers of the 20th century. Actions and aspirations that were once inconceivable for women are now taken for granted because of the great strides in equal rights and social justice made by our predecessors. And […]