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Heart disease

Author: Jill Eisen; Paul Kennedy; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Publisher: [Toronto] : CBC Audio, ©2006.
Series: Medical information series.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Heart disease was the biggest pandemic of the twentieth century and remains the number one killer in developed countries. Yet there is still no concensus about its course. Cholesterol is the number one suspect, and cholesterol-lowering diets and drugs, the treatments of choice. But there is growing dissent. Jill Eisen explores the history and politics surrounding our ideas about heart disease.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Eisen; Paul Kennedy; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
ISBN: 9780660196190 0660196190
OCLC Number: 85658303
Notes: Recording from the CBC radio program, Ideas : the heart of the matter.
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Performer(s): Host: Paul Kennedy.
Description: 3 audio discs (approximately 3 hr.) : digital ; 3/4 in.
Details: Compact discs.
Series Title: Medical information series.
Other Titles: Ideas (Radio program)
Responsibility: [produced and presented] by Jill Eisen.

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Heart disease was the biggest pandemic of the twentieth century and remains the number one killer in developed countries. Yet there is still no concensus about its course. Cholesterol is the number one suspect, and cholesterol-lowering diets and drugs, the treatments of choice. But there is growing dissent. Jill Eisen explores the history and politics surrounding our ideas about heart disease.

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