By Joan R. Callahan

This enticing, nontechnical e-book discusses 50 wellbeing and fitness scares that captured the public's awareness ahead of fading away, masking genuine and perceived future health threats from long-ago eras to give times.

• offers information regarding 50 well-being scares in 7 different types that all of sudden surfaced then fizzled, offering a consultant pattern of comparable occasions over the past half-century

• contains sidebar sections highlighting anecdotes or examples

• A bibliography offers an in depth analyzing checklist for every subject bankruptcy and the introduction

• A thesaurus defines biomedical and different surprising terms

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Neuroepidemiology, Vol. 32, 2009, pp. 257–262. 14 50 HEALTH SCARES THAT FIZZLED Rougé-Maillart, C. , et al. ” Medicine, Science and Law, Vol. 47, 2007, pp. 185–190. , and Y. Mikaeloff. ” Bulletin de l’Académie Nationale de Médecine, Vol. 192, 2008, pp. 507–509. , et al. ” Chinese Medical Journal, Vol. 119, 2006, pp. 77–79. , et al. ” Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, Vol. 31, 2010, pp. 158–164. 3 Fear of Menopause and HRT I died for Beauty—but was scarce Adjusted in the tomb When One who died for Truth, was lain In an adjoining room.

Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. 353, 2009, pp. 283–288. Kalb, C. ” Newsweek, 30 July 2009. Klempner, M. , et al. ” New England Journal of Medicine, 12 July 2001, pp. 85–92. Landers, S. J. ” American Medical News, 17 August 2009. Lautin, A. ” Annals of Internal Medicine, Vol. 137, 2002, pp. 775–777. , et al. ” Deutsches Ärzteblatt International, Vol. 16, 2009, pp. 72–81. ” Associated Press, 1 June 1977. ” Associated Press, 23 May 1979. Reid, M. , et al. ” Annals of Internal Medicine, Vol. 128, 1998, pp.

Certainly, this breakthrough did not inspire the same public enthusiasm as the Salk polio vaccine in the 1950s. On the contrary, media reports indicate that even the volunteers 38 50 HEALTH SCARES THAT FIZZLED who tested the Lyme vaccine ended up suing the manufacturer for side effects, but the CDC investigated these claims and found them unsubstantiated. A 2006 Nature editorial cited the withdrawal of this vaccine as a prime example of “unfounded public fears” blocking vaccine development. CONSEQUENCES In a 2003 Gallup poll, 3 percent of a representative sample of Americans ranked Lyme as the disease they feared most.

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