American Sociological Association

Does Medical Expansion Improve Population Health?

The Journal of Health and Social Behavior study finds that the success of “medical expansion” in advancing public health and delivering effective treatment was indeed positively linked with desired health impacts. But, it also revealed some critically important and nonintuitive disconnects between health outcomes and the biomedical model’s expansive investment in Western economies.

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113th ASA Annual Meeting

The 2018 ASA Annual Meeting will be held August 11-14 in Philadelphia, PA.


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