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Goldberger's War: The Life and Work of a Public Health Crusader

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Goldberger's War chronicles one of the U.S. Public Health Service's most renowned heroes--an immigrant Jew who trained as a doctor at Bellevue, became a young recruit to the federal government's health service, and ended an American plague. He did so by defying conventional wisdom, experimenting on humans, and telling the South precisely what it didn't want to hear.
Paperback, 336 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Hill and Wang (first published August 4th 2003)
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This was good story on the history of social epidemiology. I'd recommend this to anyone with an interest in how public health works or likes books on nutrition.
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The life and times of Dr. Joseph Goldberger, a public health service officer.
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