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Medicating Race: Heart Disease and Durable Preoccupations with Difference

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In Medicating Race, Anne Pollock traces the intersecting discourses of race, pharmaceuticals, and heart disease in the United States over the past century, from the founding of cardiology through the FDA's approval of BiDil, the first drug sanctioned for use in a specific race. She examines wide-ranging aspects of the dynamic interplay of race and heart disease: articulati ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published October 2nd 2012 by Duke University Press (first published January 1st 2012)
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Anne Pollock is an Assistant Professor of Science and Technology Studies at Georgia Tech.

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