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About Medical Humanities

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Medical Humanities is an interdisciplinary, humanistic and cultural study of illness, health, health care, and the body. In contrast to the medical sciences, the medical humanities -- which include bioethics, narrative medicine, history of medicine, culture studies, science and technology studies, medical anthropology, philosophy, dance, music, literature, film, as well as visual and performing arts -- focus more on meaning making than measurement. Students explore the boundaries between sickness and health and . . .

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