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    Do you believe in magic? : the sense and nonsense of alternative medicine / Paul A. Offit, M.D.
    by Offit, Paul A., author.
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    9780062222961 :
    0062222961
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    x, 322 pages ; 24 cm
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    First edition.
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    Taking a look at alternative medicine -- Saving Joey Hofbauer -- Distrust of modern medicine. Rediscovering the past : Mehmet Oz and his superstars -- The lure of all things natural. The vitamin craze : Linus Pauling's ironic legacy -- Little supplement makers versus Big Pharma. The supplement industry gets a free pass : neutering the FDA ; Fifty-one thousand new supplements : which ones work? -- When the stars shine on alternative medicine. Menopause and aging : Suzanne Somers weighs in ; Autism's Pied Piper : Jenny McCarthy's crusade ; Chronic Lyme Disease : the Blumenthal Affair -- The hope business. Curing cancer : Steve Jobs, shark cartilage, coffee enemas, and more ; Sick children, desperate parents : Stanislaw Burzynski's urine cure -- Charismatic healers are hard to resist. Magic potions in the twenty-first century : Rashid Buttar and the lure of personality -- Why some alternative therapies really do work. The remarkably powerful, highly underrated placebo response ; When alternative medicine becomes quackery -- Albert Schweitzer and the witch doctor : a parable.
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