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The Science of Human Perfection: How Genes Became the Heart of American Medicine

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Almost daily we hear news stories, advertisements, and scientific reports promising that genetic medicine will make us live longer, enable doctors to identify and treat diseases before they harm us, and individualize our medical care. But surprisingly, a century ago eugenicists were making the same promises. This book traces the history of the promises of medical genetics ...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published September 25th 2012 by Yale University Press (first published January 1st 2012)
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