The Great Antidote

Lauren Hall on the Medicalization of Birth and Death

March 25, 2022 Juliette Sellgren Season 3 Episode 7
The Great Antidote
Lauren Hall on the Medicalization of Birth and Death
Show Notes

Lauren Hall is professor and chair of political science at Rochester Institute of Technology and a prolific author. Her most recent book, The Medicalization of Birth and Death, was published in 2019.

She joins host Juliette Selgren to talk about the medicalization of birth in recent history; the role of hospitals, regulation, and liability; and young people's lack of appreciation for complexity.