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The Resource Medical myths, lies, and half-truths : what we think we know may be hurting us, Steven Novella, (videorecording)

Medical myths, lies, and half-truths : what we think we know may be hurting us, Steven Novella, (videorecording)

Label
Medical myths, lies, and half-truths : what we think we know may be hurting us
Title
Medical myths, lies, and half-truths
Title remainder
what we think we know may be hurting us
Statement of responsibility
Steven Novella
Title variation
Medical myths, lies, & half truths
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In discussing the scope of his presentation, the lecturer states that "because you are ultimately responsible for your own health, it's critical to understand the accuracy of medical information--to break down the growing body of misinformation and discover the truth about everyday health and well-being. These 24 lectures are an empowering learning experience that will give you evidence-based guidelines for good health, will enhance your ability to be better informed about common medical myths, and will strengthen your skills at assessing the scientific truth behind medical information and advice."--Guidebook
Member of
Cataloging source
MRW
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
610
Intended audience
Not rated
PerformerNote
Taught by professor Steven Novella of Yale School of Medicine
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Novella, Steven
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
720
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical misconceptions
  • Health
  • Well-being
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Medical myths, lies, and half-truths : what we think we know may be hurting us, Steven Novella, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Course number 1924
  • 24 lectures (30 minutes per lecture)
  • 4 videodiscs, each with 12 lectures and course guidebook
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 132 pages ; 22 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. Medical knowledge versus misinformation ; Myths about water and hydration ; Vitamin and nutrition myths ; Dieting : separating myths from facts ; The fallacy that natural is always better ; Probiotics and our bacterial friends -- disc 2. Sugar and hyperactivity ; Antioxidants: hype versus reality ; The common cold ; Vaccination benefits: how well vaccines work ; Vaccination risks: real and imagined ; Antibiotics, germs, and hygiene -- disc 3. Vague symptoms and fuzzy diagnoses ; Herbalism and herbal medicine ; Homeopathy: one giant myth ; Facts about toxins and myths about detox ; Myths about acupuncture's past and benefits ; Myths about magnets, microwaves, cell phones -- disc 4. All about hypnosis ; Myths about coma and consciousness ; What placebos can and cannot do ; Myths about pregnancy ; Medical myths from around the world ; Roundup: decluttering our mental closet
Control code
ocn697534211
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; full screen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (720 min.)
Isbn
9781598037050
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
610 M4682 ; XX-D ; 4DVD/1PM/1AW ; SA ; D04 ; LAP ; V1109TC.
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • ID1924A-01
  • PB1924A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 697534211
  • (OCoLC)697534211
System details
DVD ; full screen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Medical myths, lies, and half-truths : what we think we know may be hurting us, Steven Novella, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Course number 1924
  • 24 lectures (30 minutes per lecture)
  • 4 videodiscs, each with 12 lectures and course guidebook
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 132 pages ; 22 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. Medical knowledge versus misinformation ; Myths about water and hydration ; Vitamin and nutrition myths ; Dieting : separating myths from facts ; The fallacy that natural is always better ; Probiotics and our bacterial friends -- disc 2. Sugar and hyperactivity ; Antioxidants: hype versus reality ; The common cold ; Vaccination benefits: how well vaccines work ; Vaccination risks: real and imagined ; Antibiotics, germs, and hygiene -- disc 3. Vague symptoms and fuzzy diagnoses ; Herbalism and herbal medicine ; Homeopathy: one giant myth ; Facts about toxins and myths about detox ; Myths about acupuncture's past and benefits ; Myths about magnets, microwaves, cell phones -- disc 4. All about hypnosis ; Myths about coma and consciousness ; What placebos can and cannot do ; Myths about pregnancy ; Medical myths from around the world ; Roundup: decluttering our mental closet
Control code
ocn697534211
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; full screen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (720 min.)
Isbn
9781598037050
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
610 M4682 ; XX-D ; 4DVD/1PM/1AW ; SA ; D04 ; LAP ; V1109TC.
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • ID1924A-01
  • PB1924A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 697534211
  • (OCoLC)697534211
System details
DVD ; full screen
Video recording format
DVD

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