Fifty Health Scares That Fizzled

Fifty Health Scares That Fizzled
by Joan R. Callahan / / / PDF


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This engaging, nontechnical book discusses 50 health scares that captured the public's attention before fading away, covering real and perceived health threats from long-ago eras to present times. * Provides information about 50 health scares in 7 categories that abruptly surfaced then fizzled, providing a representative sample of similar events over the last half-century * Includes sidebar sections highlighting anecdotes or examples * A bibliography provides an extensive reading list for each topic chapter and the introduction * A glossary defines biomedical and other unfamiliar terms

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