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The Resource Bad advice : or why celebrities, politicians, and activists aren't your best source of health information, Paul A. Offit, M.D

Bad advice : or why celebrities, politicians, and activists aren't your best source of health information, Paul A. Offit, M.D

Label
Bad advice : or why celebrities, politicians, and activists aren't your best source of health information
Title
Bad advice
Title remainder
or why celebrities, politicians, and activists aren't your best source of health information
Statement of responsibility
Paul A. Offit, M.D
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A guide to taking on self-appointed activists and quack experts offers hard-earned wisdom on the dos and don'ts of battling misinformation, by a science and public health professional who has been on the frontline for twenty years
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Offit, Paul A
Dewey number
362.101/4
Index
index present
LC call number
RA423.2
LC item number
.O34 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Communication in public health
  • Communication in medicine
  • Health in mass media
  • Disinformation
  • Quacks and quackery
Label
Bad advice : or why celebrities, politicians, and activists aren't your best source of health information, Paul A. Offit, M.D
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: On being naïve -- What science is--and what it isn't -- White mice and windowless rooms -- An alibi for ignorance -- Feeding the beast -- To debate or not to debate -- Make 'em laugh -- Science goes to the movies -- The Emperor's new clothes -- Judgment Day -- The nuclear option -- Pharma shill -- A ray of hope -- Epilogue: The end of the tour
Control code
ocn1013739267
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 251 pages
Isbn
9780231186988
Lccn
2017056425
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Bad advice : or why celebrities, politicians, and activists aren't your best source of health information, Paul A. Offit, M.D
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: On being naïve -- What science is--and what it isn't -- White mice and windowless rooms -- An alibi for ignorance -- Feeding the beast -- To debate or not to debate -- Make 'em laugh -- Science goes to the movies -- The Emperor's new clothes -- Judgment Day -- The nuclear option -- Pharma shill -- A ray of hope -- Epilogue: The end of the tour
Control code
ocn1013739267
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 251 pages
Isbn
9780231186988
Lccn
2017056425
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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