Booktivism! Great Books on Pharma!
Leonore Tiefer and a dedicated group of folks hosted a recent Selling Sickness conference. They also took the time to gather up a number of important books and make a Booktivism PDF that can be used as a reader’s guide and a bookgroup launching point – including orienting questions. Do check it out, it is […]More
Drugs for Life featured on BBC Radio!
In my first radio interview, Drugs for Life was featured on BBC Radio 4’s “Thinking Allowed,” a really engaging discussion show about the latest research into how society works and how we live today. I definitely need to get more comfortable speaking into a microphone alone in a room, getting right to the point instead […]More
Informing Pharmaceutical Cultures
JOSEPH DUMIT AND NATHAN GREENSLIT INFORMATED HEALTH AND ETHICAL IDENTITY MANAGEMENT (Editorial) Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry 2006. DOI: 10.1007/s11013-006-9017-z The scale of pharmaceuticals is almost unbelievable: trillions of pills consumed per year, 602 billion dollars in global sales, 3.6 billion prescriptions in the U.S. alone in 2005. The average insured American purchased thirteen different prescriptions last […]More