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Bad science quacks, hacks, and big pharma flacks / Ben Goldacre.

Goldacre, Ben. (Author).
E-audio E-audio (2012.)
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file) : digital.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, 2012.

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  • ISBN: 1452625891 (electronic audio bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781452625898 (electronic audio bk.)
General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer: Read by Jonathan Cowley.
Summary: While exposing quack doctors and nutritionists, bogus credentialing programs, and biased scientific studies, the author takes the media to task for its willingness to throw facts and proof out the window in its quest to sell more copies. He also teaches you how to evaluate placebo effects, double-blind studies, and sample size, so that you can recognize bad science when you see it.
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General adult.
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Description based on hard copy version record.
Authors: Cowley, Jonathan. (Narrator). Tantor Media, (Added Author).
Citation: Goldacre, Ben. "Bad science quacks, hacks, and big pharma flacks." Old Saybrook, Conn. : Tantor Media, 2012.
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