Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Health and Society / Edition 4

Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Health and Society / Edition 4

by Eileen L. Daniel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073031917

ISBN-13: 9780073031910

Pub. Date: 02/28/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This debate-style reader is designed to introduce students to controversies in health science and personal health. The readings,which represent the arguments of leading health care professionals,policymakers,and social commentators,reflect a variety of viewpoints and are staged as "pro" and "con" debates.

Overview

This debate-style reader is designed to introduce students to controversies in health science and personal health. The readings,which represent the arguments of leading health care professionals,policymakers,and social commentators,reflect a variety of viewpoints and are staged as "pro" and "con" debates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073031910
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Series:
Taking Sides Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

PART I HEALTH AND SOCIETY 1(88)
Will Managed Care Improve Health Care in the United States?
2(16)
Should Doctors Ever Help Terminally Ill Patients to Commit Suicide?
18(18)
Should Health Care for the Elderly Be Limited?
36(20)
Is Gun Control a Public Health Issue?
56(16)
Should Human Cloning Ever Be Permitted?
72(17)
PART 2 MIND/BODY RELATIONSHIP 89(26)
Is Stress Responsible for Disease?
90(12)
Can Spirituality Overcome Disease?
102(13)
PART 3 SUBSTANCE USE AND ABUSE 115(58)
Does Tobacco Advertising Influence Teens to Smoke?
116(26)
Should Moderate Use of Alcohol Be Recommended?
142(16)
Is Marijuana Dangerous and Addictive?
158(15)
PART 4 SEXUALITY AND GENDER ISSUES 173(92)
Are Silicone Breast Implants a Health Risk to Women?
174(22)
Does Health Care Delivery and Research Benefit Men at the Expense of Women?
196(22)
Should Confidentiality Remain a Priority for People with AIDS?
218(12)
Should Partial-Birth Abortion Be Banned?
230(12)
Will Most Postmenopausal Women Benefit from Estrogen Replacement Therapy?
242(23)
PART 5 ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES 265(60)
Is the Gulf War Syndrome Real?
266(26)
Is Pesticide Exposure Harmful to Human Health?
292(16)
Public Policy and Health: Is Global Warming a Real Threat?
308(17)
PART 6 CONSUMER HEALTH AND NUTRITION DECISIONS 325(31)
Should a Low-Fat, High-Carbohydrate Diet Be Recommended for Everyone?
326(12)
Should All Children Be Immunized Against Childhood Diseases?
338(18)
Are Homeopathic Remedies Legitimate?
356

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