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Trick or treatment : the undeniable facts about alternative medicine

Author: Simon Singh; E Ernst
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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In this groundbreaking analysis, over thirty of the most popular treatments--acupuncture, homeopathy, aromatherapy, reflexology, chiropractic, and herbal medicines--are examined for their benefits and potential dangers. Questions answered include: What works and what doesn't? What are the secrets, and what are the lies? Who can you trust, and who is ripping you off? Can science decide what is best, or do the old  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Singh; E Ernst
ISBN: 9780393066616 0393066614
OCLC Number: 181139440
Description: 342 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: How do you determine the truth? --
The truth about acupuncture --
The truth about homeopathy --
The truth about chiropractic therapy --
The truth about herbal medicine --
Does the truth matter?
Responsibility: Simon Singh & Edzard Ernst.

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