The Resource Coping with Methuselah : the impact of molecular biology on medicine and society, Henry J. Aaron, William B. Schwartz, editors

Coping with Methuselah : the impact of molecular biology on medicine and society, Henry J. Aaron, William B. Schwartz, editors

Label
Coping with Methuselah : the impact of molecular biology on medicine and society
Title
Coping with Methuselah
Title remainder
the impact of molecular biology on medicine and society
Statement of responsibility
Henry J. Aaron, William B. Schwartz, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In Coping with Methuselah, a group of practicing scientists and public policy experts come together to address the problems, challenges, and opportunities posed by a longer life span. This book will generate discussion in political, social, and medical circles and help prepare us for the extraordinary possibilities that the future may hold."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
304.6/45
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1061
LC item number
.C654 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Coping with Methuselah : the impact of molecular biology on medicine and society, Henry J. Aaron, William B. Schwartz, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
Introduction / Henry J. Aaron and William B. Schwartz -- 1. The Impact of the Revolution in Biomedical Research on Life Expectancy by 2050 / John T. Potts and William B. Schwartz -- Comment / Nicholas Wade -- 2. Our Uncertain Demographic Future / Henry J. Aaron and Benjamin H. Harris -- Comment / Stephen Goss -- 3. The Changing Face of Health Care / Alan M. Garber and Dana P. Goldman -- 4. Labor Market Effects of Dramatic Longevity Improvement / Gary Burtless -- Comment / Dora L. Costa -- 5. The Impact of Major Improvements in Life Expectancy on the Financing of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid / John B. Shoven -- Comment / William G. Gale -- 6. Ethical Aspects of Major Increases in Life Span and Life Expectancy / Alexander M. Capron -- Comment / P. Battin -- 7. Increased Life Expectancy: A Global Perspective / Barry P. Bosworth and Benjamin Keys -- Comment / Martin Baily
Control code
000024962328
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 296 p.
Isbn
9780815700401
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003019908
Other physical details
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.b20501857
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  • 24962328mb
  • (OCoLC)52055068

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