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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

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
RC 81 .M496 1974 Off-site
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
RC 81 .M496 1974 Off-site
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
RC81 .C73 1974 Off-site
UNIV General stacks
615.856 M4, 1976 Available Request
Howard Health Sciences
Louis Stokes, Reference
W50.1 M489 1974
Other Title Consumer reports.
Other Authors Consumers Union of United States.
Subjects Charlatanisme.
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
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