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The healthy skeptic : cutting through the hype about your health / Robert J. Davis.
- Davis, Robert J., 1963-
- , ©2008
About this work
Berkeley : University of California Press, , ©2008.
243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-230) and index.
Introduction : health sellers -- Says who? how we know what (we think) we know -- The news media : eat this! -- Diet books : don't eat that! -- Advertisements : take a supplement! -- Government campaigns : watch your cholesterol! -- Celebrities : get tested! -- Health groups : wear sunscreen! -- Consumer activists : beware of chemicals! -- Anti-aging doctors : don't get sick, don't get old, don't die! -- Guaranteed! over-promising on prevention.
Where to find it
Location StatusMedical CollectionWA590 2008D26h Open shelves