Category: Health Care

Health care has of late become a relevant topic for the President as at no other time in history. For some, the solution is no government involvement. For others, the solution is heavy government regulation. And for many, the solution is somewhere in between, but if so, then where, how, and when exactly should the government be involved in decisions that affect the health of US citizens?

  1. The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan

    Overview (from Publisher’s Weekly) Pollan (The Botany of Desire) examines what he calls “our national eating disorder” (the Atkins craze, the precipitous rise in obesity) in this remarkably clearheaded book. It’s a fascinating journey up and down the food chain, … Continue reading

  2. How Doctors Think by Jerome Groopman

    General Description (from Publisher’s Weekly) I wish I had read this book when I was in medical school, and I’m glad I’ve read it now. Most readers will know Jerome Groopman from his essays in the New Yorker, which take … Continue reading

  3. The Innovator’s Prescription by Clayton M. Christensen

    General Description (from Amazon.com) A groundbreaking prescription for health care reform–from a legendary leader in innovation . . . Our health care system is in critical condition. Each year, fewer Americans can afford it, fewer businesses can provide it, and … Continue reading