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

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

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
Title variation
Sense and nonsense of alternative medicine
Creator
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Offit, Paul A
Dewey number
615/.5
Index
index present
LC call number
R733
LC item number
.O38 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alternative medicine
  • Alternative medicine
Target audience
adult
Label
Do you believe in magic? : the sense and nonsense of alternative medicine, Paul A. Offit
Instantiates
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [297]-305) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Vitamin Craze: Linus Pauling's Ironic Legacy
  • 47
  • Part III
  • Little Supplement Makers Versus Big Pharma
  • 3
  • Supplement Industry Gets a Free Pass: Neutering the FDA
  • 65
  • 4
  • Fifty-One Thousand New Supplements: Which Ones Work?
  • 94
  • Part I
  • Part IV
  • When the Stars Shine on Alternative Medicine
  • 5
  • Menopause and Aging: Suzanne Somers Weighs In
  • 111
  • 6
  • Autism's Pied Piper: Jenny McCarthy's Crusade
  • 128
  • 7
  • Chronic Lyme Disease: The Blumenthal Affair
  • Distrust of Modern Medicine
  • 140
  • Part V
  • Hope Business
  • 8
  • Curing Cancer: Steve Jobs, Shark Cartilage, Coffee Enemas, and More
  • 163
  • 9
  • Sick Children, Desperate Parents: Stanislaw Burzynski's Urine Cure
  • 173
  • Part VI
  • 1
  • Charismatic Healers Are Hard to Resist
  • 10
  • Magic Potions in the Twenty-First Century: Rashid Buttar and the Lure of Personality
  • 197
  • Part VII
  • Why Some Alternative Therapies Really Do Work
  • 11
  • Remarkably Powerful, Highly Underrated Placebo Response
  • 223
  • 12
  • Rediscovering the Past: Mehmet Oz and His Superstars
  • When Alternative Medicine Becomes Quackery
  • 241
  • 25
  • Part II
  • Lure of All Things Natural
  • 2
Control code
ocn840439805
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 322 pages
Isbn
9780062222961
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
615.5 OF2 ; XX-N ; DLG ; C1308BT1.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 840439805
  • (Sirsi) 840439805
  • (OCoLC)840439805
Label
Do you believe in magic? : the sense and nonsense of alternative medicine, Paul A. Offit
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [297]-305) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Vitamin Craze: Linus Pauling's Ironic Legacy
  • 47
  • Part III
  • Little Supplement Makers Versus Big Pharma
  • 3
  • Supplement Industry Gets a Free Pass: Neutering the FDA
  • 65
  • 4
  • Fifty-One Thousand New Supplements: Which Ones Work?
  • 94
  • Part I
  • Part IV
  • When the Stars Shine on Alternative Medicine
  • 5
  • Menopause and Aging: Suzanne Somers Weighs In
  • 111
  • 6
  • Autism's Pied Piper: Jenny McCarthy's Crusade
  • 128
  • 7
  • Chronic Lyme Disease: The Blumenthal Affair
  • Distrust of Modern Medicine
  • 140
  • Part V
  • Hope Business
  • 8
  • Curing Cancer: Steve Jobs, Shark Cartilage, Coffee Enemas, and More
  • 163
  • 9
  • Sick Children, Desperate Parents: Stanislaw Burzynski's Urine Cure
  • 173
  • Part VI
  • 1
  • Charismatic Healers Are Hard to Resist
  • 10
  • Magic Potions in the Twenty-First Century: Rashid Buttar and the Lure of Personality
  • 197
  • Part VII
  • Why Some Alternative Therapies Really Do Work
  • 11
  • Remarkably Powerful, Highly Underrated Placebo Response
  • 223
  • 12
  • Rediscovering the Past: Mehmet Oz and His Superstars
  • When Alternative Medicine Becomes Quackery
  • 241
  • 25
  • Part II
  • Lure of All Things Natural
  • 2
Control code
ocn840439805
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 322 pages
Isbn
9780062222961
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
615.5 OF2 ; XX-N ; DLG ; C1308BT1.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 840439805
  • (Sirsi) 840439805
  • (OCoLC)840439805

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