Medical and Health-Related Coverage in Print-Media

ab 24,90 

Heinz-Dietrich Fischer

Pulitzer Prize Winning Articles, Books, Cartoons and Photos

ISBN 978-3-643-91331-9
Band-Nr. 23
Jahr 2020
Seiten 224
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Pulitzer Prize Panorama


This volume covers quite a number of medical and
health-related aspects and starts with newspaper articles
about the American Healthcare System and touches areas like
the Medicaid Program and the Obama Healthcare Reform;
another chapter about Medical Research Methods includes
Molecular Psychiatry, Gene Therapy and Stem Cells methods.
Press reports about Drug Consumption show Heroin Addicts and
Results of Alcohol Abuse; other pieces discuss Mental
Institutions, Occupational Diseases and Ethical Questions
like Medical Malpractice and Secret Cold War Medical
Experiments. Chapters from books cover, for example, Polio
Infections, Smoking and the Mighty Tobacco Industry, Warfare
Medicine and the Discovery of Penicillin, while editorial
cartoons criticize some effects of modern medicine, followed
by selected photos.

Heinz-Dietrich Fischer, EdD, PhD, is
Professor Emeritus at the Ruhr University of Bochum,