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Offit, Paul A.(Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780231186988
  • ISBN: 0231186983
  • Physical Description: xiv, 251 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2018]

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Prologue: On being naïve -- What science is -- and ... Read More
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Subject: Communication in public health.
Communication in medicine.
Health in mass media.
Disinformation.
Quacks and quackery.
Health Communication.
Communications Media.

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Bad Advice : Or Why Celebrities, Politicians, and Activists Aren't Your Best Source of Health Information
Bad Advice : Or Why Celebrities, Politicians, and Activists Aren't Your Best Source of Health Information
by Offit, Paul A.
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Bad Advice : Or Why Celebrities, Politicians, and Activists Aren't Your Best Source of Health Information

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Prologue: On Being Naïvep. xi
1What Science Is-and What It Isn'tp. 1
2White Mice and Windowless Roomsp. 8
3An Alibi for Ignorancep. 24
4Feeding the Beastp. 50
5To Debate or Not to Debatep. 75
6Make 'Em Laughp. 96
7Science Goes to the Moviesp. 117
8The Emperor's New Clothesp. 127
9Judgment Dayp. 146
10The Nuclear Optionp. 163
11Pharma Shillp. 178
12A Ray of Hopep. 200
Epilogue: The End of the Tourp. 209
Acknowledgmentsp. 213
Appendix: Blogs and Podcastsp. 215
Notesp. 217
Selected Bibliographyp. 237
Indexp. 239

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