Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer (Signed Book)

Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer (Signed Book)

by Barbara Ehrenreich

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ISBN-13: 9781538747117
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 04/10/2018
Edition description: Signed Edition
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 34,404
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Barbara Ehrenreich is the author of over a dozen books, including the New York Times bestseller Nickel and Dimed. She has a PhD in cellular immunology from Rockefeller University and writes frequently about health care and medical science, among many other subjects. She lives in Virginia.

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Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Book_Lover_Bob More than 1 year ago
I really liked this book so I am giving it 5 stars despite the fact that it has no index. I found it captivating and informative about various aspects of modern medicine and the end of life. I was especially interested in the revelation that a person's macrophages appear to aid cancer cells kill that person. Yikes!
Shelly9677 More than 1 year ago
What an illuminating and thought-provoking book! Author Barbara Ehrenreich poses a seminal question. How much time and effort should we devote to pursuits to extend our lives? The answer, it turns out, is less than we have been led to believe in recent years by the ever growing and exceeding profitable “wellness” industry. The book presents an antipodean view based on scientific evidence which depicts a more dystopian understanding of the body. A view, I would argue, that was already highly accepted by past generations. Some may see this book as cynical because Ehrenreich unabashedly examines so many things we have come to accept as truths and as practical medical routines. However I find in many instances it is simply critical thinking at its best. I am a staunch supporter of encouraging critical thinking; for this reason, I give this book 4 stars.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago