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The origins of American health libertarianism.

@article{Grossman2013TheOO,
  title={The origins of American health libertarianism.},
  author={Lewis A. Grossman},
  journal={Yale journal of health policy, law, and ethics},
  year={2013},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={
          76-134
        }
}
  • Lewis A. Grossman
  • Published 2013
  • Philosophy, Sociology, Medicine, Political Science
  • Yale journal of health policy, law, and ethics
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