The Resource Tabloid medicine : how the Internet is being used to hijack medical science for fear and profit, Robert Goldberg

Tabloid medicine : how the Internet is being used to hijack medical science for fear and profit, Robert Goldberg

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Tabloid medicine : how the Internet is being used to hijack medical science for fear and profit
Title
Tabloid medicine
Title remainder
how the Internet is being used to hijack medical science for fear and profit
Statement of responsibility
Robert Goldberg
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nearly 8 million Americans search the Internet daily for medical advice on everything from bumps and bruises to cancer. But consumers should beware: this growing phenomenon of instantaneous medical advice, offered by "Google PhDs" has a dark and dangerous side
Summary
Argues that false and misleading medical information on the Internet has lead to a culture of fear where people avoid much-needed medicines and vaccines and development of these treatments is at an all-time low
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381193
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Goldberg, Robert
Dewey number
610.28546
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Internet in medicine
  • Health education
  • Internet
Target audience
adult
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how the Internet is being used to hijack medical science for fear and profit
Label
Tabloid medicine : how the Internet is being used to hijack medical science for fear and profit, Robert Goldberg
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prospect theory : the risks we choose to live with and why -- The precautionary principle: the politics of pseudocertainty -- Insta-Americans : the rise of online self-diagnosis -- A damaging precedent : the side effects of the Vioxx panic -- Web of fear : vaccines, autism, and the emergence of "instant experts" -- The suicide crisis : sowing fear about antidepressants -- Assault on scientists : the conflict-of-interest canard -- Tabloid medicine's victims : public health and medical progress -- Battling tabloid medicine : the personalized medicine revolution
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 325 p.
Isbn
9781607147275
Lccn
2010040556
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781607147275
  • (OCoLC)609543201
Label
Tabloid medicine : how the Internet is being used to hijack medical science for fear and profit, Robert Goldberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prospect theory : the risks we choose to live with and why -- The precautionary principle: the politics of pseudocertainty -- Insta-Americans : the rise of online self-diagnosis -- A damaging precedent : the side effects of the Vioxx panic -- Web of fear : vaccines, autism, and the emergence of "instant experts" -- The suicide crisis : sowing fear about antidepressants -- Assault on scientists : the conflict-of-interest canard -- Tabloid medicine's victims : public health and medical progress -- Battling tabloid medicine : the personalized medicine revolution
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 325 p.
Isbn
9781607147275
Lccn
2010040556
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781607147275
  • (OCoLC)609543201

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