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    • Selling the Fountain of Youth

    • How the Anti-Aging Industry Made a Disease Out of Getting Old - and Made Billions
    • By: Arlene Weintraub
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The beauty industry - which once revolved around creams and powders, subtle agents to enhance beauty - has become the anti-aging industry, overrun with steroids, human growth hormone injections, and bio-identical hormones, all promoted as cures for getting old. Acclaimed BusinessWeek science reporter Arlene Weintraub takes us inside this world, from the marketing departments of huge pharmaceutical companies to the backroom of your local pharmacy to celebrity enthusiasts like Oprah.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Foray into a Foreign Land

    • By Teadrinker on 12-11-11

    Regular price: $19.95