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Author Murray, Michael T.

Title What the drug companies won't tell you and your doctor doesn't know : the alternative treatments that may change your life-- and the prescriptions that could harm you / Michael T. Murray.

Imprint New York : Atria Books, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  615.535 M965w 2009    ---  Available
Edition 1st Atria Books hardcover ed.
Description 339 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-325) and index.
Contents A matter of trust : Making medicine or making money? -- The number one thing that they don't want you to know -- An overlooked goal of healing : Removing obstacles to a cure -- Functional medicine versus the treatment of disease -- Is symptom relief a path to bad medicine? -- Creating a market versus providing a cure -- Exploiting the cholesterol myth -- Drugs are less powerful than our attitude -- Drugs cannot overcome a poor diet or an unhealthy lifestyle -- Looking behind the headlines and through the bias -- How to get well.
Summary An assessment of what the author believes to be the medical industry's role in creating today's health-care crisis also outlines practical suggestions for how to avoid common pitfalls, identifying widespread side effects of commonly prescribed medications that the author contends have been systematically hidden by the pharmaceutical industry.
Subject Naturopathy.
Alternative medicine.
Pharmaceutical industry -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
ISBN 9781416549338
Standard No. AU@ 000043044873
NZ1 12919069
BWX R0798109

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