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Ben Goldacre
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 1 year ago
A collection of his favourite newspaper articles. I enjoyed them, they're collected by theme. I listened to this on Playaway (honestly love this format) and it's part narrated by the author and by Jot Davies. The author reads the beginning and the end and Jot takes the middle, major portion. It ...
bookaneer
bookaneer rated it 3 years ago
Bad Science by Ben Goldacre “I spend a lot of time talking to people who disagree with me - I would go so far as to say that it's my favourite leisure activity.” I'm an avid fan of More or Less, the popular statistics radio programme on BBC Radio, and I always enjoy Ben Goldacre's appearances ...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 3 years ago
We don't regulate our drugs and the drug companies enough and insist on ensuring that data about the edges of results, I begin to wonder if the drug companies had previous seen the side-effects I suffered with a blood pressure medication and if I could have avoided hundreds of euro in specialist fee...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 4 years ago
A whole book full of the authors 2-4 page newspaper/magazine articles. Not terribly specific and rather vague. I feel rather annoyed with myself for buying this book instead of borrowing it first.
simonec
simonec rated it 4 years ago
Maybe you have to be british to enjoy this book. The writer checks and debunks some very questionable products or services available on the UK market; however, not being from the UK, I don't really know what he's talking about, and I don't care to read the truth about products or services I have nev...
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