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Hype : a doctor's guide to medical myths, exaggerated claims and bad advice - how to tell what's real and what's not

Author: Nina Shapiro; Kristin Loberg
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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-- HypeHype covers everything from exercise to supplements, alternative medicine to vaccines, and medical testing to media coverage. Shapiro tackles popular misconceptions such as toxic sugar and the importance of drinking eight glasses of water a day. She provides simple solutions anyone can implement, such as drinking 2% milk instead of fat free and using SPF 30 sunscreen instead of SPF 100. This book is as much  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Shapiro, Nina, 1947-
Hype.
New York : St. Martin's Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017055072
(OCoLC)1022075019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Shapiro; Kristin Loberg
ISBN: 9781250149312 1250149312
OCLC Number: 1029054606
Description: 1 online resource.
Responsibility: Nina Shapiro, M.D., with Kristin Loberg.

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-- HypeHype covers everything from exercise to supplements, alternative medicine to vaccines, and medical testing to media coverage. Shapiro tackles popular misconceptions such as toxic sugar and the importance of drinking eight glasses of water a day. She provides simple solutions anyone can implement, such as drinking 2% milk instead of fat free and using SPF 30 sunscreen instead of SPF 100. This book is as much for single individuals in the prime of their lives as it is for parents with young children and the elderly.Never has there been a greater need for this reassuring, and scientifically backed reality check.

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