The ‘Alternativization’ of Women’s Health

Out of the Frying Pan and into the Fire? The Alternativization of Women’s
Health, by Chris MacDonald in the Annals of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (2002)

This short article argues that if women are (as some people suggest) being ‘driven’ to alternative medicine by their dissatisfaction with the way mainstream medicine ‘medicalizes’ their bodies, they still may not be getting what they’re looking for.

About Chris MacDonald

I'm a philosopher who teaches at Ryerson University's Ted Rogers School of Management in Toronto, Canada. Most of my scholarly research is on business ethics and healthcare ethics.

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