Flint Memorial Library (North Reading)

Bad advice, or why celebrities, politicians, and activists aren't your best source of health information, Paul A. Offit, M.D - alk. paper

A guide to taking on self-appointed activists and quack experts offers hard-earned wisdom on the dos and don'ts of battling misinformation, by a science and public health professional who has been on the frontline for twenty years
Table Of Contents
Prologue: On being naïve -- What science is--and what it isn't -- White mice and windowless rooms -- An alibi for ignorance -- Feeding the beast -- To debate or not to debate -- Make 'em laugh -- Science goes to the movies -- The Emperor's new clothes -- Judgment Day -- The nuclear option -- Pharma shill -- A ray of hope -- Epilogue: The end of the tour
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
xiv, 251 pages, 24 cm

Library Locations

  • Flint Memorial Library (North Reading)

    147 Park Street, North Reading, MA, 01864, US