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Suckers : how alternative medicine makes fools of us all

Author: Rose Shapiro
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reveals how alternative medicine can jeopardise the health of those it claims to treat, leaches resources from treatments of proven efficacy and is largely unaccountable and unregulated. This book is  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rose Shapiro
ISBN: 9781846550287 1846550289
OCLC Number: 176832952
Description: 296 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Ancient and Modern --
and how the Me generation became the ME generation --
2. How to Spot a Quack --
3. Full of Eastern Promise --
4. Eurotrash: herbs, homeopathy and the mystery of the missing molecules --
5. Junk Science --
with new, added junk --
6. Bad Backs: Are you being manipulated? --
7. Cancer --
when it really matters that alternative medicine doesn't work --
8. Fads, Fashions and Faking it --
9. It Works for Me --
10. The Healthy Sceptic.
Responsibility: Rose Shapiro.
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