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The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease

The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease review ò 3 review Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Alice Wexler When Phebe Hedges a woman in East Hampton New York walked into the sea in 1806 she made visible the historical experience of a family affected by the dreaded disorder of movement mind and mood her neighbors called StVitus's dance Doctors later spoke of Huntington’s chorea and today it is known as Huntington's disease This book is the first history of Huntington’s in America S. Very interesting to get the history of Huntington s disease and background behind why George Huntington came to see a connection between the symptoms from observing those in his home townhis father s practiceI knocked off a star as it took me a while to get into it as there is so much to digest To be fair though Perhaps I found it hard to read initially where my personal involvement with Huntington s was making it overwhelming at times I needed to take a breather as it was so emotionally draining feeling the sorrow for those who were treated in previous generations No one knew any better but I felt for people I had never met knowing how hard it is to cope with HD even in this day and ageI went away from the book for a little while then came back to it with a revived interest and was able to finish it I m very glad I gave it another go and was able to be enlightened as the story does need to be read

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The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease review ò 3 review Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Alice Wexler Tarting with the life of Phebe Hedges Alice Wexler uses Huntington’s as a lens to explore the changing meanings of heredity disability stigma and medical knowledge among ordinary people as well as scientists and physicians She addresses these themes through three overlapping stories the lives of a nineteenth century family once said to belong to the disease”; the emergence of. This book focuses on Huntington s Disease in the Eastern US with forays into historical accounts of the disease from antiuity etc It also focuses on the social effects the disease had on families broadly from the 1790s to the current day with special attention paid to the effect of the eugenics movement

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The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease review ò 3 review Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Alice Wexler Huntington’s chorea as a clinical entity; and the early twentieth century transformation of this disorder into a cautionary eugenics tale In our own era of expanding genetic technologies this history offers insights into the social contexts of medical and scientific knowledge as well as the legacy of eugenics in shaping both the knowledge and the lived experience of this disease. interesting at first then too detailed on the families of new england didn t finish


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    review Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Alice Wexler Alice Wexler ↠ 3 summary review The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease My best friend is in the later stages of HD I've known him since he was in his late twenties and had no symptoms He's married and has two daughters who are at risk I read as much as I possibly can on this disease in order to underst

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    (The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease) [PDF FREE] Û Alice Wexler I’m at the time of my life where I read books that I think that I’ll enjoy versus the time in college where I had to read books there is no earthly way I’d even consider casting my eyes over Armed with fantastic reviews fueling great anticipation I dove into Alice Wexler’s The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea While I found it a decent re

  3. says: (The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease) [PDF FREE] Û Alice Wexler

    (The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease) [PDF FREE] Û Alice Wexler Very interesting to get the history of Huntington's disease and background behind why George Huntington came to see a connection between the symptoms from observing those in his home townhis father's practiceI knocked off a star as it took me a while to get into it as there is so much to digest To be fair though

  4. says: review The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease (The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease) [PDF FREE] Û Alice Wexler review Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Alice Wexler

    review The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease (The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease) [PDF FREE] Û Alice Wexler At first I was intimidated by the prospect of reading a medical book but Wexler does a fine job of detailing a

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    review Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Alice Wexler (The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease) [PDF FREE] Û Alice Wexler This book focuses on Huntington's Disease in the Eastern US with forays into historical accounts of the disease from antiuity etc It also focuses on the social effects the disease had on families broadly from the 1790s to t

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    review Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Alice Wexler Alice Wexler ↠ 3 summary (The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease) [PDF FREE] Û Alice Wexler Although I got bogged down early in the perhaps overly detailed genealogy of some of the early American families with Huntington's disease I'm glad I stuck with it I can recommend it to those interested in the histories of neurology psychiatry and human genetics including the eugenics movement in 19th and 20th century A

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    review The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease (The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease) [PDF FREE] Û Alice Wexler Alice Wexler ↠ 3 summary Wonderful book about the rise and spread of Huntington's disease How people came to recognize it as a genetic disorder after passing it off for generations watching family members suffer with what they called St Vitus Dance

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    review Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Alice Wexler (The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease) [PDF FREE] Û Alice Wexler Alice Wexler ↠ 3 summary interesting at first then too detailed on the families of new england didn't finish

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    review The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease Alice Wexler ↠ 3 summary review Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Alice Wexler This book wasn't uite what I wanted it to be I think the book I wanted may be the author's first book on Huntington's which she hints was autobiographicalIt was still reasonably interesting and it made me re examine my belief that p

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    review The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease (The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease) [PDF FREE] Û Alice Wexler review Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Alice Wexler Essentially this book is a social and historical look at Huntington's disease primarily in the US The focus narrows even on

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  • Hardcover
  • 288
  • The Woman Who Walked Into the Sea Three Stories in the Making of a Modern Genetic Disease
  • Alice Wexler
  • English
  • 21 September 2019
  • 9780300105025