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The heart of the matter

Author: Jill EisenLiz NogesDave FieldBernie LuchtPaul KennedyAll authors
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : CBC Ideas Transcripts, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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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 consensus about its cause. 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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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Eisen; Liz Noges; Dave Field; Bernie Lucht; Paul Kennedy; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
OCLC Number: 711546451
Notes: Title from disc label.
Credits: Producer, Jill Eisen; associate producer, Liz Noges; studio production, Dave Field; executive producer, Bernie Lucht.
Performer(s): Presernter, Jill Eisen; series host, Paul Kennedy.
Event notes: Originally broadcast: 07/06/2005, 14/06/2005, and 21/06/2005 on CBC Radio One.
Description: 3 sound discs (167 min. ) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Ideas (Radio program)

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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 consensus about its cause. 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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