Although the Eastern Psychological Association's meetings at the end of April preceded the newest major escalation of the war in Southeast Asia, we had decided to concentrate our small forces around the war issue, despite other pressing psychological issues. Our focus was on generating debate around two anti-war...
Category - No 4
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Our Bodies, Our Selves
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It is no secret that the United States lags behind more than a dozen countries in some of the most general indicators of the health of a population: in infant mortality, in life expectancy, in the mortality of mothers. Yet in 1969 some $63 billion were spent on health services, a larger sum than anywhere else in the...
The Health Group of the Women’s Center needs:
A bibliography on the Politics of Health Care was published in March, I972 by the New England Free Press, 791 Tremont Street, Boston, Mass., 02118 (617) 536-9219. The bibliography is built around radical analyses of many aspects of health care; it contains over 350 annotated entries (24 pages).
In accordance with recent legislation, Department of Defense (DOD) descriptions of all DOD funded research are available as a matter of public record. The DOD descriptions are written by a DOD project manager and are often more revealing than the investigator's own abstract of his research project. These descriptions...
At the 16th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society in Toronto, Canada, February 24-27, attended by some 1200 scientists in the area of biophysics, biochemistry, biology and medically related disciplines, one of the special symposia of major significance was that on the Social Responsibility of Scientists.
Cancer, like many other health problems results in large measure from the environmental and social conditions in which people live. Its solution requires social change, not merely the great American know-how that is advertised as the cure to all our problems. People will have to get together and use their political...
OFF CONTROL is a project to investigate and disseminate information on the development and use of people-control technologies.
The prescription drug industry, with the complicity of protecting and supporting institutions of its corporate capitalist complex; the government and the FDA, the doctors and the AMA, the advertising media, has made the technology of drugs and health care a destructive one, a technology designed to promote the best...