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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