Quack Medicine: A History of Combating Health Fraud in Twentieth-Century America
This timely volume illustrates how and why the fight against quackery in modern America has largely failed, laying the blame on an unlikely confluence of scientific advances, regulatory reforms, changes in the medical profession, and the politics of consumption.
232 pages; ISBN 9780313385681
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Title: Quack Medicine: A History of Combating Health Fraud in Twentieth-Century America
Author: Eric Boyle