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    • Pandora’s Lab

    • Seven Stories of Science Gone Wrong
    • By: Paul A. Offit MD
    • Narrated by: Greg Tremblay
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 380
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 340
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 336

    Pandora's Lab takes us from opium's heyday as the pain reliever of choice to recognition of opioids as a major cause of death in the United States; from the rise of trans fats as the golden ingredient for tastier, cheaper food to the heart disease epidemic that followed; and from the cries to ban DDT for the sake of the environment to an epidemic-level rise in world malaria.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very interesting

    • By Aceaussie on 01-29-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Bad Faith

    • When Religious Belief Undermines Modern Medicine
    • By: Paul A. Offit MD
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    In recent years there have been major outbreaks of whooping cough among children in California, mumps in New York, and measles in Ohio's Amish country - despite the fact that these are all vaccine-preventable diseases. Although America is the most medically advanced place in the world, many people disregard modern medicine in favor of using their faith to fight life-threatening illnesses. In 21st-century America, how could this be happening?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read

    • By Jodi B on 05-24-16
    • When Religious Belief Undermines Modern Medicine
    • By: Paul A. Offit MD
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Release date: 05-12-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 54 ratings

    Regular price: $26.59