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The Social Implications Of Wellness, Mary G. Fisher May 2016

The Social Implications Of Wellness, Mary G. Fisher

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This paper presents the existing health disparities between populations of varying socio-economic statuses in the US as part of a broader discussion of the modern wellness industry. The discussion highlights the threat modern wellness poses to the individual and society and the implications these threats have on the health and future of the US if the wellness industry is left unchecked.