The New Alchemists (Heftet)

The Rise of Deceptive Healthcare

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2021
Antall sider: 320
Forlag: Hammersmith Health Books
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781781611883
Omtale The New Alchemists
How to identify and see through deceptive and unethical health marketing practices



Health scams come in all shapes and sizes-from the suppression of side-effects from prescription drugs to the unproven benefits of 'traditional' health practices-taking advantage of the human tendency to assume good intentions in others. So how do we avoid being deceived? Professor of Nursing, Bernie Garrett explores real-world examples of medical malpractice, pseudo and deceptive health science, dietary and celebrity health fads, deception in alternative medicine and problems with current healthcare regulation, ending with a simple health-scam detection kit. And he looks at how these practices and ineffective regulations affect our lives.

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