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    DescriptionWhether you are an ardent believer in alternative medicine, a skeptic, or are simply baffled by the range of services and opinions, this guide lays to rest doubts and contradictions with authority, integrity, and clarity. In this groundbreaking analysis, over thirty of the most popular treatments acupuncture, homeopathy, aromatherapy, reflexology, chiropractic, and herbal medicines are examined for their benefits and potential dangers. Questions answered include: What works and what doesn't? What are the secrets, and what are the lies? Who can you trust, and who is ripping you off? Can science decide what is best, or do the old wives' tales really tap into ancient, superior wisdom?In their scrutiny of alternative and complementary cures, authors Simon Singh and Edzard Ernst also strive to reassert the primacy of the scientific method as a means for determining public health practice and policy."


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    Title
    Trick or Treatment
    Subtitle
    The Undeniable Facts About Alternative Medicine
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Simon Singh
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780393066616
    ISBN 10: 0393066614
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    DC21: 615.5
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: PD
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Abridged Dewey: 610
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 615.5
    B&T General Subject: 510
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED004000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16970
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    B&T Approval Code: A65803000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: R733 .S568 2008
    Thema V1.0: MX
    Edition statement
    American.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings, black & white tables, figures
    Publisher
    WW Norton & Co
    Imprint name
    WW Norton & Co
    Publication date
    01 August 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York