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Junk Science Judo : Self-Defense against Health Scares and Scams.

Author: Steven Milloy
Publisher: Lanham : Cato Institute, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a simple, easy-to-read guide to debunking health scares and scams before you get hurt.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Milloy, Steven.
Junk Science Judo : Self-Defense against Health Scares and Scams.
Lanham : Cato Institute, ©2001
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Milloy
ISBN: 9781937184094 1937184099
OCLC Number: 782878335
Description: 1 online resource (236 pages)
Contents: JUNK SCIENCE JUDO; CONTENTS; Preface; Introduction; Lesson 1: Know Thine Enemy; Lesson 2: Show Me the Science!; Lesson 3: Statistics Aren't Science; Lesson 4: Epidemiology Is Statistics; Lesson 5: Size Matters; Lesson 6: Beat Statistics with Statistics; Lesson 7: Big Numbers Mean Big Lies; Lesson 8: Boycott Bioassays; Lesson 9: Exposure Isn't Toxicity; Lesson 10: Mind the Myths; Lesson 11: Tricks Are for Kids; Lesson 12: Know Your Friends; A Final Word: Go Forth and Debunk; Notes; Index; About the Author.

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This book is a simple, easy-to-read guide to debunking health scares and scams before you get hurt.

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