Gap Life

Gap Life

After graduating from high school Cray feels like he is going to burst if he goes along with his family’s plan for his life: college, medical school, family doctor. Convinced that their son will go to college after seeing how hard the real world actually is, Cray's parents demand that he pays rent, forcing Cray to find a summer job...

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For the Good of Mankind? The Shameful History of Human Medical Experimentation

For the Good of Mankind? The Shameful History of Human Medical Experimentation

A historical account of a controversial topic, For the Good of Mankind? traces accounts of human experimentation and the people responsible. The book outlines that, starting as early as the 18th Century, U.S. doctors experimented on children, slaves, and the mentally ill in order to advance and protect the human race from diseases like Smallpox, Yellow fever, and Malaria. Their experiments often raised questions about the ethics involved, especially after Nazi doctors where convicted after the end of World War II of experimenting on thousands of individuals without consent, often under the same pretenses of discovering new cures and treatments. Even after the war ended, the advent of nuclear weapons prompted doctors to search for cures to radiation sickness and fallout at the expense of...

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