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'Medicine is not just about science It's also all about stories and about the mingling of narratives among doctors and between them and their patients'So writes Cecil Helman after 27 years as a family practitioner in and around London interlaced with training and research as a medical anthropologist comparing a wide variety of medical systems and other forms of healingThis uniue combination of frontline health worker and detached academic informs the many stories that make up this fascinating book It also informs the author's insights into what The Killing Of Katie Steelstock patients'So writes Cecil Helman after 27 years as a family Birthday practitioner in and around London interlaced with training and research as a medical anthropologist comparing a wide variety of medical systems and other forms of healingThis uniue combination of frontline health worker and detached academic informs the many stories that make up this fascinating book It also informs the author's insights into what

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Human suffering can teach us about ourselves and our own attitudes to health and illness whether we are deliverers or recipients of health careWith insight and compassion Dr Helman's stories take the reader on a journey from apartheid South Africa where he did his medical training to the London of the early 1970s where for a short time he foreswore medicine to become an anthropologist and poet; from ship's doctor on a Mediterranean cruise to family practitioner in London; from observing curative trance dances in the favelas of Brazil to intervie Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans Equality poet; from ship's doctor on a Mediterranean cruise to family The Devious Duchess practitioner in London; from observing curative trance dances in the favelas of Brazil to intervie