Written by an award-winning researcher and professor whose work straddles the fields of communication and healthcare, Talking About Health explores the importance of health communication in the 21st century, and how it affects us all.
Organized around six key questions about health and communication: How ‘Normal’ am I? What are My ‘Risk’ Factors? Why Don’t We Get ‘Care’? Is the Public Good ‘Good’ for Me? Who Profits from My Health? and What’s Politics Got to Do with It?
Provides readers with specific tools which which to better navigate the healthcare system
Translates what we know about communication and health into useful guidelines for everyday practice
Includes discussions of politics and healthcare, genetic testing, and alternative care