INDEX
Abbottabad, Pakistan, 49
Abrams, Elliott, 160
Addams, Jane, 183
Affordable Care Act of 2010, 16
Afghan civilians: absence from bio­
medical salvation stories, 24, 63,
88, 178; catastrophic displacement,
24, 46; compensation for losses, 51,
197n61; counterinsurgency opera-
tions, 39–­42; deaths, 22, 51; health
care system, 42, 45–­46; and neo-
liberalism, 45–­46; women, 40–­42;
wounded, 22, 24, 46, 88, 139, 178
Afghanistan: catastrophic violence,
48; counterinsurgency operations,
40–­42; rebuilding of, 22, 42, 45;
returning veterans, 21, 54, 58, 63,
69, 90, 92, 89, 102, 110, 123–­24,
129, 192n25, 193n33, 198n14; Soviet ­
intervention in, 153; troop surge
of 2009, 38; U.S. occupation of, 17,
28, 34, 46–­47, 50; war, 2, 4, 8, 22,
58, 90
afirm. See Armed Forces Institute of
Regenerative Medicine
Afridi, Shakil, 48–­49
Agent Orange, 155
Ahuja, Neel, 143
Alzheimer’s disease, 79
American Civil Liberties Union (aclu),
183, 193n33
American Enterprise Institute, 160
American Medical Association, 178
amputees, 4, 14, 25, 69, 89–­90, 93, 99,
101, 108–­10, 112, 121, 124, 127, 129,
130, 133–­36, 220n31, 207n64
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, 79
Anderson, Chris, 116
anthrax: attacks of 2001, 68, 141–­42,
144–­45, 160–­61, 167, 170, 173–­77,
200n27; deaths from, 174; Depart-
ment of Defense vaccine program,
154–­59; exposure to, 164; mock
attacks, 171; Saudi Arabian vaccine
purchase, 158; types of, 156; vaccina-
tion manufacturing, 167–­68
Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed (ava), 154,
156
Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Pro-
gram (avip), 155
antibiotics, 5, 20, 161, 166, 174, 178
antivirals, 5, 161
Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative
Medicine (afirm), 53, 74–­77, 80–­81,
197n1, 201n38
Army Center for Enhanced Perfor-
mance, 64
artificial intelligence, 5, 7, 57, 91, 93–­94,
101, 106–­7
Atala, Anthony, 54, 65–­68, 81–­82
attachment theory, 11, 188, 191n13
attention-­deficit disorder, 118
avian flu, 140–­41, 145, 148, 165, 175–­76,
208n1
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