The informative and witty expose of the "bad science" we are all subjected to, called "one of the essential reads of the year" by "New Scientist." We are obsessed with our health. And yet -- from the media's "world-expert microbiologist" with a mail-order Ph.D. in his garden shed laboratory, and via multiple health scares and miracle cures -- we are constantly bombarded with inaccurate, contradictory, and sometimes even misleading information. Until now. Ben Goldacre masterfully dismantles the questionable science behind ...

Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks 2010, McClelland & Stewart

ISBN-13: 9780771035784

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