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              Books by Dr. Geoffrey C. Kabat

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              Hyping Health Risks: Environmental Hazards in Daily Life and the Science of Epidemiology
               

              Hyping Health Risks: Environmental Hazards in Daily Life and the Science of Epidemiology (Hardback)

              By Kabat, Dr. Geoffrey C.

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              The media constantly bombard us with news of the health hazards that lurk in our everyday lives. But, many of these hazards, even some that provoke regulatory action, have been greatly overblown. This book examines the forces that contribute to health scares and economic, politic...al, and psychological consequences of their social amplification.
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              ISBN 9780231141482
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2008
              Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
              Interest Age General Audience
              Language (English)
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              Getting Risk Right: Understanding the Science of Elusive Health Risks
               

              Getting Risk Right: Understanding the Science of Elusive Health Risks (Hardback)

              By Kabat, Dr. Geoffrey C.

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              A study of the health industry and possible risks involved.

              ISBN 9780231166461
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2016
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              Hyping Health Risks: Environmental Hazards in Daily Life and the Science of Epidemiology

              Hyping Health Risks: Environmental Hazards in Daily Life and the Science of Epidemiology (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kabat, Dr. Geoffrey C.

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              By means of four case studies, Kabat demonstrates how a powerful confluence of interests can subtly overstate or distort the scientific evidence, resulting in confusion among the public and a wasteful diversion of resources.

              ISBN 9780231141499
              Released NZ 15 Dec 2011
              Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Language (English)
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              Getting Risk Right: Understanding the Science of Elusive Health Risks

              Getting Risk Right: Understanding the Science of Elusive Health Risks (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kabat, Dr. Geoffrey C.

              • RRP: $69.99
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              Geoffrey C. Kabat seeks to help us distinguish between claims that are supported by solid science and those that are the result of poorly designed or misinterpreted studies. By exploring different examples, he explains why certain risks are worth worrying about, while others are ...not.
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              ISBN 9780231166478
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2020
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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