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The Medicine show; Consumers Union's practical guide to some everyday health problems and health products, by the editors of Consumer reports.


Rev. ed.. Mount Vernon, N.Y., Consumers Union [1974] .
ISBN 0890430004, 9780890430002

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Other Title Consumer reports. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n85318076
Other Authors Consumers Union of United States.
Subjects Charlatanisme.
Cosmétiques.
Health products.
Medicine, Popular.
Médecine populaire.
Quacks and quackery.
Description 384 pages illustrations 20 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Also issued online.
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- Aspirin and its competitors -- The common cold -- Coughs and cough remedies -- Sore throats -- Care of the teeth and gums -- "Tired eyes" and eyewashes -- Indigestion and antacids -- Constipation and diarrhea -- Hemorrhoids and other anal disorders -- Acne -- Dandruff and shampoos -- First aid for wounds, burns, and bites -- Treating poison ivy -- Products for sun worshipers -- The mouth odor fallacy -- Banashing body odor -- Genital deodorants for women -- The quacks -- The mistreatment of arthritis -- Low blood sugar -- The vitamin E cure-all -- Weight loss -- Drugs in pregnancy -- Insomnia, tension, and anxiety -- Psychotherapeutic drugs -- How to evaluate news about "miracles" -- Cortisone -- The other side of antibiotics -- How to stock a medicine cabinet -- How to buy prescription drugs -- How to look for a family doctor -- What makes a good hospital.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1032369
(OCoLC)ocm01032369
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