Medical Care -- Quacks and Quackery
The following sources are recommended by a doctor whose research specialty is the analysis of fraudulent forms of medical care.
· Barrett, Stephen, et al. Consumer Health: A Guide to Intelligent Decisions, McGraw-Hill, 2001.
· Barrett, Stephen, and William T. Jarvis, eds. The Health Robbers: A Close Look at Quackery in America. Prometheus Books, 1993.
· Barrett, Stephen, and Victor Herbert. The Vitamin Pushers: How the "Health Food" Industry Is Selling America a Bill of Goods. Prometheus Books, 1994.
· Bruss, Katherine, ed. American Cancer Society's Guide to Complementary and Alternative Cancer Methods. American Cancer Society, 2000.
· Homola, Samuel. Inside Chiropractic: A Patient's Guide. Prometheus Books, 1999.
· Young, James Harvey. American Health Quackery. Princeton University Press, 1992.
· American Cancer Society: Complementary and Alternative Therapies. http://www.cancer.org/docroot/eto/eto_5.asp
· American Council on Science and Health. http://www.acsh.org/
· Chirobase. http://www.chirobase.org/
· Ernst, Edzard, et al., eds. The Desktop Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach. Mosby, 2001.
· Magner, George. Chiropractic: The Victim's Perspective. Prometheus Books, 1995.
· McCoy, Robert. Quack! Tales of Medical Fraud from the Museum of Questionable Medical Devices. Santa Monica Press, 2000.
· National Council against Health Fraud. http://www.ncahf.org/
· The Quack Files. http://www.quackfiles.com/
· Quackwatch. http://www.quackwatch.com/
· Randi, James. The Faith Healers. Prometheus Books, 1987.
· Sampson, Wallace I., and Lewis Vaughn, eds. Science Meets Alternative Medicine: What the Evidence Says about Unconventional Treatments. Prometheus Books, 2000.
· Segen, Joseph. Dictionary of Alternative Medicine. Appleton and Lange, 1998.
· Skeptics Dictionary. http://skepdic.com/
"The Infography about Quacks and Quackery in Medical Care"
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