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James Hamblin is a physician specializing in public health and preventive medicine. Hamblin is a staff writer at The Atlantic, author, and lecturer in public health policy at Yale University. He is known for his books "If Our Bodies Could Talk" and "Clean".

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“Forming an Adam’s apple requires testosterone, and that usually means functioning testicles. When we look up at a billboard in Times Square featuring a man with a large Adam’s apple, we are essentially being shown a demonstration of testicular aptitude. “Buy this product,” the ad is saying, “and you’ll have good testicles.”

James Hamblin If Our Bodies Could Talk

“Just because we don’t know everything doesn’t mean that we know nothing.”

James Hamblin If Our Bodies Could Talk

“Once you start hearing about all the things people do and don’t do, use and don’t use, couldn’t live with or without, standards of normalcy fade. Then you can focus on what actually matters to you.”

James Hamblin Clean

“Preventable illness influences and is influenced by education, employment, the environment, and the economy.”

James Hamblin If Our Bodies Could Talk

“The fundamental construct of self and other is becoming untenable.”

James Hamblin If Our Bodies Could Talk

“There are more microbial cells in and on each of us than human cells.”

James Hamblin Clean