Prevention -- How Misuse of a Concept Undercuts Its Worth
Goodman, Lenn E.
Goodman, Madeleine J.
Hastings Center Report 1986 April; 16(2): 26-38
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Goodman, Lenn E.; Goodman, Madeleine J. (1986-04)Examples are cited to argue that some mass prevention programs have been oversold. The National Cancer Institute and American Cancer Society's promotion of dietary changes to reduce cancer risk has spawned risky diets promoted ...
Goodman, Madeleine J.; Goodman, Lenn E. (1982-10)Mass screening programs to detect carriers of Tay Sachs disease in the American Jewish population are described and criticized from an ethical standpoint. Educational programs promoting screening often trigger long-lasting ...