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  1. “I Know a Guy Who Once Heard…”: Contemporary Legends and Narratives in Healthcare.John Minser & Tyler Gibb - forthcoming - Journal of Medical Humanities:1-18.
    Contemporary legends – also called urban legends – are common throughout our society. Distinct from mere rumors passed around social media, anecdotes of pseudoscientific discoveries, or medical misinformation, contemporary legends are important because, rather than merely transmitting false ideas or information about medicine, they model distinct and primarily antagonistic patterns of interaction between patients and providers via their narrative components. And, while legends that patients tell about their distrust for doctors are fairly well-studied, less attention has been paid to the (...)
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