The Library Channel
Heightened Expectations: The Rise of the Human Growth Hormone Industry in America with Aimee Medeiros
Premiere Date: 9/11/2017; 76 minutes
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Aimee Medeiros discusses her book "Heightened Expectations" with Elena Conis. They explore the history of American's ideas about height and how short stature, particularly in boys, became a "disease" in need of medical treatment - which spawned the multibillion dollar human growth industry. Recorded on 05/11/2017. (#32346)