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“Informative…Snowball in a Blizzard adds an important perspective…[The book] rightly sounds the alarm: Better communication between doctors and patients is essential to improve medical decision making.”--Wall Street Journal

"[A] penetrating examination of uncertainty in diagnoses and treatment.”--Nature

Snowball in a Blizzard is Hatch's first book, but the clarity and wit of his discussions rank with that of the best science writers.”--Shelf Awareness

“I can say with certainty that Steven Hatch's Snowball astutely deconstructs the uncertainty in the practice of medicine—from diagnosis to treatment to media coverage—as well as this important topic has ever been tackled.”--Eric Topol, author of The Patient Will See You Now, Professor, The Scripps Research Institute

"The book offers a new vision of medicine, in which patients are the masters of their care and doctors their trusted advisers, and where understanding uncertainty can help patients ask physicians the right questions at the right time."--Health Affairs