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Cathy D. Schouten

Montreal, Qc, Canada
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  • The Great Cholesterol Con

  • The Truth About What Really Causes Heart Disease and How to Avoid It
  • By: Dr. Malcolm Kendrick
  • Narrated by: Simon Whistler
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 56
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 49
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 48

Statins are the so-called wonder drugs widely prescribed to lower blood cholesterol levels and claim to offer unparalleled protection against heart disease. Believed to be completely safe and capable of preventing a whole series of other conditions, they are the most profitable drug in the history of medicine. In this ground-breaking work, GP Malcolm Kendrick exposes the truth behind the hype, revealing: high cholesterol levels don't cause heart disease; a high-fat diet

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hilarious Debunking of the "Heart Healthy Diet"

  • By David E. Haupt on 01-11-15

finally the truth

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Reviewed: 12-27-15

The research in this book is so well examined, I defy anyone to contradict. No statins for this girl.

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  • Dumbing Us Down

  • The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling
  • By: John Taylor Gatto
  • Narrated by: Michael Puttonen
  • Length: 3 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 316
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 272
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 272

Thirty years in New York City's public schools led John Gatto to the sad conclusion that compulsory schooling does little but teach young people to follow orders like cogs in an industrial machine. With over 100,000 copies in print since its original publication in 2002, this book is collection of essays and speeches and includes a describes the wide-spread impact of the book and Gatto's "guerrilla teaching". John Gatto was a teacher in New York City's public schools for over 30 years and was a New York State Teacher of the Year.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • He speaks the truth because he was a cog

  • By Cathy D. Schouten on 04-28-15

He speaks the truth because he was a cog

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Reviewed: 04-28-15

what we all thought about our school-experience but were afraid to say outloud. Tremendously moving.

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