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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 973–994.
Published: 01 December 1998
... thirteen years, the Harvard Medical School Joint Center for Radiation Therapy (JCRT) has developed an integrated radiation oncology program designed to serve simultaneously the needs of the community, teaching hospitals, medical schools, and faculty. The structure and function of this program are described...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 277–292.
Published: 01 April 1983
... Marshall Islanders who developed thyroid cancer as a result of being exposed to radiation from the 1954 “Bravo” test blast;* and in 1969, it established a compensation fund for coal miners dicted with “black lung.”3 In 1976, the Senate approved a third compensation program, for Michigan...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 1033–1035.
Published: 01 December 1998
... member at Stanford University School of Medicine prior to joining the faculty of Harvard Medical School. He is currently the Alvan T. and Viola D. Fuller-American Cancer Society Professor of Radiation Oncology and chairman of the Joint Center for Radiation Therapy. In addition to practicing clinical...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1980) 4 (4): 709–717.
Published: 01 August 1980
... Sciences (”AS). Committee on the Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation (BEIR), May 2, 1979. NCHSR: Research Proceedings Series. “Emergency Medical Services Research Methodology Workshop 1. * * Bethesda, Maryland, April 20-2 1 1978. DHEW I Publication No. (PHS) 79-3225-1...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 349–353.
Published: 01 April 2012
... . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2009 . 247 pp. $35.00 cloth. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Reference Stephens M. 1992 . The Treatment: The Story of Those Who Died in the Cincinnati Radiation Tests . Durham, NC : Duke University Press...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 343–348.
Published: 01 April 2012
... were never com­ pletely informed about what was being done to them and why. Both make clear that early experiments with radiation as a treatment for cancer had less to do with healing than with military desire to learn more about the effects of radiation on humans. As Leopold explains, the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2002) 27 (5): 877–880.
Published: 01 October 2002
...- tury America. Michael Sappol. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2002. 442 pp. $35.00 cloth. The Treatment: The Story of Those Who Died in the Cincinnati Radiation Tests. Martha Stephens. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2002. 370 pp. $28.95 cloth. 878 Journal of Health Politics, Policy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 August 1989
... problem of the day, be it drugs, teen preg- nancy, radiation, or nuclear war, can be nothing less than a crisis, and the survival of our society is at stake. We are “a nation with the soul of a church-an evan- gelical church prone to announcing radical endings and new beginnings.” We have...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2001) 26 (4): 811–814.
Published: 01 August 2001
... pp. $45.00 cloth; $19.00 paper. Motherhood in Bondage. Margaret Sanger. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2000. 499 pp. $55.00 cloth; $18.95 paper. Permissible Dose: A History of Radiation Protection in the Twentieth...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1978) 3 (1): 3–4.
Published: 01 February 1978
... swallowed a fishbone during an expense- account lunch. For use of the corridor I was charged $50. Use of the overhead lights in the corridor cost me $20, and use of the heat from the radiators, $30. Since it would have cost $150 to enter my friend’s room I stood outside and looked through the open...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1998) 23 (4): 723–724.
Published: 01 August 1998
... Ethics in 1982, as staff consultant for the U.S. Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments, and currently is a member of the Human Genome Institute Advisory Council. Ezekiel J. Emanuel is associate professor of medical ethics at Harvard Medical School, where he directs the Center for Ethics...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1981) 6 (3): 369–390.
Published: 01 June 1981
... many were enamored of the term “environ- mental,” but they soon realized that in using it they risked being included among those who think chemical toxins and radiation are major factors in disease causality. Such a lifestyle theorist is John Higgenson, founder of the World Health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2002) 27 (2): 273–292.
Published: 01 April 2002
..., Environment, and Health 16 : 96 -101. Betts, R. 1998 . The New Threat of Mass Destruction. Foreign Affairs 77 : 26 -41. Birchard, K. 1998 . Does Iraq's Depleted Uranium Pose a Health Risk? Lancet 351 : 657 . ———. 1999 . Experts Still Arguing over Radiation Doses. Lancet 354 : 400...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1979) 3 (4): 449–451.
Published: 01 August 1979
... surgical floor but was left in a small supply room which had two unusual features: first, the sign on the door said “Danger, Radiation”; and second, there were two phones behind my head where during the half hour prior to surgery, I listened to medical personnel discussing the gory details...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 852–855.
Published: 01 August 1989
... towards AIDS and its victims without considering dis- crimination. Missing metaphors notwithstanding, the essay is a brilliant gem. It radiates- dare I say it-a thousand points of light. Its 95 pages have more to say about health policy and politics than most books three times its length...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2000) 25 (5): 1009–1012.
Published: 01 October 2000
...: Alice Stewart and the Secrets of Radiation. Gayle Greene. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2000. 331 pp. $35.00 cloth. Law and Biomedical Ethics Against Relativism: Cultural Diversity and the Search for Ethical Universals in Med- icine. Ruth Macklin. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1984) 9 (2): 357–359.
Published: 01 April 1984
... terminating pregnant employees exposed to ionizing radiation in hospital radiology departments violated federal sex discrimination laws. An estimated 20 million workers are exposed to reproductive hazards. It is therefore likely that reproductive hazards in the workplace will increasingly...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1993) 18 (4): 905–925.
Published: 01 August 1993
... surgery, cardiac catheterization, neonatal intensive care, radiation therapy, rehabilitative services, psychi- atric services, and substance abuse treatments. During the period 1983-86, for which we have data, CON approval was also required for computerized tomography, digital vascular imaging...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1993) 18 (2): 515–522.
Published: 01 April 1993
... Environmental UV Radiation and Health Effects is scheduled for 4-6 May in Munich, Germany, sponsored by the Federal Office for Radiation Protection and organized by Manfred Steinmetz, BfS-Institut fur Strahlen- hygiene, Ingolstadter Landstr. 1, D-8042 Neuherberg, Germany. The Buck Stops Here...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1979) 4 (1): 5–10.
Published: 01 February 1979
... arises, aside from the medical merits of the case, from neglect of the social and political implications of the issue. This becomes evident when comparing other remedies such as chemotherapy, radiation, and nutri- tion, which have failed to evoke the same fervent, popular reaction. Even a...