debunking some of medicine's myths & misinformations, funny read
man on a mission and with an agenda but who can blame him
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'''Looking at Bad Science'''
The book is divided into 15 chapters with additional introduction and further reading and glossary at the end. Altogether my paperback version contains just under 340 pages, including glossary and references.
There is no need to read the book page by page or chapter by chapter. Just have a look and read the chapters that interest you more than others and return to the ones you missed at your leisure.
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"Do you believe the doctor or the prescribed medicine works when he or she tells you ‘that it might get
worse before it gets better’? Do you find yourself interested in the average Daily Mail headline? If so then you need to educate yourself and read this book!
Dr Ben Goldacre is a doctor and science writer with a column in the Guardian newspaper and this book is his diatribe against the misuse of scientific experimentation, statistics and reporting. ..."
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magazines about speedy hen ltd by continuing with this checkout and ordering from speedy hen you are accepting our current terms and conditions details of which can be found by clicking here author biography ben goldacre is a doctor writer broadcaster and academic who specialises in unpicking dodgy scientific claims from drug companies newspapers government reports pr people and quacks bad science reached number
We are constantly bombarded with inaccurate, contradictory and sometimes misleading ... more
information-until now. Ben Goldacre masterfully dismantles the dubious science behind some of the great drug trials, court cases and missed opportunities of our time. He also shows us the fascinating story of how we know what we know, and gives us the tools to uncover bad science for ourselves.