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The healthy skeptic

cutting through the hype about your health

by Robert J. Davis

  • 108 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health,
  • Information services,
  • Health education,
  • Consumer education,
  • Health products,
  • Quacks and quackery

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-230) and index.

    StatementRobert J. Davis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA440.5 .D38 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination243 p. :
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24967501M
    ISBN 100520249186
    ISBN 109780520249189
    LC Control Number2007037341
    OCLC/WorldCa173182482

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