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PeriodicalLarge Print Book
Author Ehrenreich, Barbara, author.

Title Natural causes : an epidemic of wellness, the certainty of dying, and killing ourselves to live longer / Barbara Ehrenreich.

Publication Info. New York : Twelve, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  L-P 306.9 EHR    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  LP 306.9 EHRENREICH    Check Shelf
Edition First edition, Large print.
Description xix, 374 pages ; 22 cm
Physical Medium large print rda
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 320-374).
Contents Midlife revolt -- Rituals of humiliation -- The veneer of science -- Crushing the body -- The madness of mindfulness -- Death in social context -- The war between conflict and harmony -- Cellular treason -- Tiny minds -- "Successful aging" -- The invention of the self -- Killing the self, rejoicing in a living world.
Summary The respected cellular immunologist and author of the best-selling Nickel and Dimed shares cautionary insights into today's healthcare practices to identify the cellular sources of aging and illness while revealing how most treatments are aggressive and offer only an illusion of control and better survivability at the cost of life quality.
Subject Death -- Sociological aspects.
Large type books.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / Later Years.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Death & Dying.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disease & Health Issues.
Aging. (OCoLC)fst00800293
Death -- Sociological aspects. (OCoLC)fst00888683
Large type books. (OCoLC)fst00992678
Genre/Form Nonfiction.
ISBN 9781538730928
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