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Malignant medical myths : why medical treatment causes 200,000 deaths in the USA each year, and how to protect yourself

Author: Joel M Kauffman
Publisher: West Conshohocken, PA : Infinity Pub.com, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joel M Kauffman
ISBN: 0741429098 9780741429094
OCLC Number: 63674620
Description: ii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: How good is mainstream medical advice?--
Myth 1: Taking an aspirin a day forever will make you live longer --
Myth 2: Low-carbohydrate diets are unsafe and ineffective for losing weight --
Myth 3: Using cholesterol lowering drugs, especially the statins, would benefit nearly everyone --
Myth 4: Nearly everyone over 50 should take drugs for high blood pressure --
Myth 5: A drink a day keeps the doctor away --
Myth 6: Exercise! Run for your life! No pain, no gain --
Myth 7: EDTA chelation therapy for atherosclerosis is ineffective, dangerous and a fraud --
Myth 8: All ionizing radiation is dangerous except when an Oncologist delivers it --
Myth 9: Annual mammograms and follow-up treatment prolong life --
Myth 10: Cancer treatments are better than ever, and have cure rates of 60% --
Myth 11: Water fluoridation prevents tooth decay in children and is perfectly safe.
Responsibility: by Joel M. Kauffman.
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