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By Joan R. Callahan

This attractive, nontechnical booklet discusses 50 well-being scares that captured the public's awareness prior to fading away, protecting genuine and perceived overall healthiness threats from long-ago eras to give times.

• offers information regarding 50 healthiness scares in 7 different types that without notice surfaced then fizzled, offering a consultant pattern of comparable occasions during the last half-century

• contains sidebar sections highlighting anecdotes or examples

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

• A word list defines biomedical and different strange terms

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