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Consumer health : a guide to intelligent decisions

Author: Stephen Barrett
Publisher: New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Barrett
ISBN: 9780078028489 0078028485
OCLC Number: 758098687
Description: xii, 564 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Part I: Dynamics of the Health Marketplace01 Consumer Health Issues02 Separating Fact from Fiction03 Frauds and Quackery04 Advertising and Other Promotional ActivitiesPart II: Health-Care Approaches05 Science-Based Health Care06 Mental and Behavioral Help07 Dental Care08 The "CAM" Movement09 A Close Look at ChiropracticPart III: Nutrition and Fitness10 Basic Nutrition Concepts11 Nutrition Fads, Fallacies, and Scams12 Weight Control13 Fitness Concepts, Products, and Services Part IV: Personal Health Concerns14 Personal Health and Safety15 Cardiovascular Disease16 Cancer Part V: Other Products and Services17 Drug Products18 Skin care and Image Enhancement19 Sexual and Reproductive Health20 Health Devices21 Coping with Death22 Health-Care Facilities Part VI: Protection of the Consumer23 Health Insurance24 Health-Care Financing25 Consumer Laws, Agencies, and Strategies
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