Science without Sense: The Risky Business of Public Health Research
by Stephen J. Milloy
Publisher: Cato Institute 1997
Number of pages: 74
Unscientific public health research costs U.S. consumers billions of dollars each year but does nothing to improve the well being of Americans. Science Without Sense is a humorous, tongue-in-cheek guide to getting ahead in the field without wasting time on real science.
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by Kenneth W. Wachter (ed.) - National Academies Press
This volume takes stock of what biology and demography have to tell and ask each other about human longevity as we move into the Third Millennium. It will be particularly valuable for promoting communication between the social and life sciences.
by Helen P. Rogers - Wellington Pubns
The author has chosen to use a question-answer format in order to make the often complex subject matter, easier and more enjoyable to read. Q and A is not a dialogue between real people -- the author has provided the dialogue for both.
by M. Kappas, U. Gross, D. Kelleher (eds.) - Universitätsverlag Göttingen
The need to identify health risks related to global environmental change is now one of the most important challenges of humankind. Describing spatial and temporal differences in health risks is an urgent task to understand societies' vulnerabilities.
- National Academies Press
The discussions covered treatments for obesity, overweight, and severe obesity in adults and children; emerging treatment opportunities; the development of a workforce for obesity treatments; payment and policy considerations; and more.