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The Resource The panic virus : a true story of medicine, science, and fear, Seth Mnookin

The panic virus : a true story of medicine, science, and fear, Seth Mnookin

Label
The panic virus : a true story of medicine, science, and fear
Title
The panic virus
Title remainder
a true story of medicine, science, and fear
Statement of responsibility
Seth Mnookin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Tone
Writing style
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378037
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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Mnookin, Seth
Dewey number
614.4/7
Index
index present
LC call number
RA638
LC item number
.M675 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Vaccination
  • Vaccination
  • Health behavior
  • Mass media and culture
  • Vaccination
  • Vaccination
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Mass Media
  • Panic
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a true story of medicine, science, and fear
Label
The panic virus : a true story of medicine, science, and fear, Seth Mnookin
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The spotted pimple of death -- Milkmaids and fear of modernity -- The polio vaccine : from medical miracle to public health catastrophe -- Fluoride scares and swine flu scandals -- Vaccine roulette -- Autism, SIDS, and society -- Help! there are fibers growing out of my eyeballs! -- Enter Andrew Wakefield -- The Lancet paper -- Thimerosal and the mystery of Minamata's dancing cats -- The mercury moms -- Black swans and the speed of light : a brief history of science -- The media and its messages -- Mark Geier, witness for hire -- The case of Michelle Cedillo -- Cognitive biases and availability cascades -- How to turn a lack of evidence into evidence of harm -- A conspiracy of dunces -- Autism speaks -- Katie Wright's accidental manifesto -- Jenny McCarthy's mommy instinct -- Medical NIMBYism and faith-based metaphysics -- Baby Brie -- Casualties of a war built on lies
Control code
795348
Dimensions
cm
Extent
pages
Isbn
9781439158647
Lccn
2010036579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781439158647
  • (OCoLC)660509880
Label
The panic virus : a true story of medicine, science, and fear, Seth Mnookin
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The spotted pimple of death -- Milkmaids and fear of modernity -- The polio vaccine : from medical miracle to public health catastrophe -- Fluoride scares and swine flu scandals -- Vaccine roulette -- Autism, SIDS, and society -- Help! there are fibers growing out of my eyeballs! -- Enter Andrew Wakefield -- The Lancet paper -- Thimerosal and the mystery of Minamata's dancing cats -- The mercury moms -- Black swans and the speed of light : a brief history of science -- The media and its messages -- Mark Geier, witness for hire -- The case of Michelle Cedillo -- Cognitive biases and availability cascades -- How to turn a lack of evidence into evidence of harm -- A conspiracy of dunces -- Autism speaks -- Katie Wright's accidental manifesto -- Jenny McCarthy's mommy instinct -- Medical NIMBYism and faith-based metaphysics -- Baby Brie -- Casualties of a war built on lies
Control code
795348
Dimensions
cm
Extent
pages
Isbn
9781439158647
Lccn
2010036579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781439158647
  • (OCoLC)660509880

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