The two books below are must-read for anyone seeking a medial procedure. If that procedure includes pain management, read Drug Dealer, MD before you commit to any drug treatment. Inform yourself pronto re alternatives to opioids. "American Sickness" includes appendices that show websites where consumers may educate themselves.
The books below (to Quantum Story) have given rise to my most recent (2017) writing. Just beneath them are recent publications on American society and culture. Required reading!