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Do you believe in magic? : the sense and nonsense of alternative medicine, Paul A. Offit, M.D

Label
Do you believe in magic? : the sense and nonsense of alternative medicine
Title
Do you believe in magic?
Title remainder
the sense and nonsense of alternative medicine
Statement of responsibility
Paul A. Offit, M.D
Title variation
Sense and nonsense of alternative medicine
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Medical expert Paul A. Offit, M.D., offers a scathing exposé of the alternative medicine industry, revealing how even though some popular therapies are remarkably helpful due to the placebo response, many of them are ineffective, expensive, and even deadly
Cataloging source
UPZ
Dewey number
615/.5
Index
index present
LC call number
R733
LC item number
.O38 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2013 G-470
  • WB 890
Do you believe in magic? : the sense and nonsense of alternative medicine, Paul A. Offit, M.D
Label
Do you believe in magic? : the sense and nonsense of alternative medicine, Paul A. Offit, M.D
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http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1406/2013371021-b.html
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [259]-305) and index
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Taking a look at alternative medicine -- Saving Joey Hofbauer -- Distrust of modern medicine. Rediscovering the past : Mehmet Oz and his superstars -- The lure of all things natural. The vitamin craze : Linus Pauling's ironic legacy -- Little supplement makers versus Big Pharma. The supplement industry gets a free pass : neutering the FDA ; Fifty-one thousand new supplements : which ones work? -- When the stars shine on alternative medicine. Menopause and aging : Suzanne Somers weighs in ; Autism's Pied Piper : Jenny McCarthy's crusade ; Chronic Lyme Disease : the Blumenthal Affair -- The hope business. Curing cancer : Steve Jobs, shark cartilage, coffee enemas, and more ; Sick children, desperate parents : Stanislaw Burzynski's urine cure -- Charismatic healers are hard to resist. Magic potions in the twenty-first century : Rashid Buttar and the lure of personality -- Why some alternative therapies really do work. The remarkably powerful, highly underrated placebo response ; When alternative medicine becomes quackery -- Albert Schweitzer and the witch doctor : a parable
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24 cm
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