Book Reviews: July/August 2011

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White Coat Black Hat: Adventures on the Dark Side of Medicine

Author: Carl Elliott, MD
Publisher: Beacon Press
Book Publication: 2010

This book contains bad news. But, the good news is that it’s all written down and verifiable – all facts, no opinions. If you were recently given a drug prescription, this book is the first line of defence: read it before the trip to the pharmacy. In White Coat Black Hat, Carl Elliott, a doctor and professor of bioethics at the University of… Read more »

The Alzheimer’s Prevention Plan

The Alzheimer’s Prevention Plan

Author: Patrick Holford (with Shane Heaton and Deborah Colson)
Publisher: Piatkus
Book Publication: 2011

Alzheimer’s disease, along with its devastating impact, has received quite a bit of attention recently. Dementia experts from around the world gathered in Toronto this past March to focus on the most effective ways to prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease. The recent federal election touched on it, with one of Michael Ignatieff’s campaign ads… Read more »

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