Journals Higher Education

$29.95

Hardcover

Published: 01 September 2016

328 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199396603


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Denying to the Grave

Why We Ignore the Facts That Will Save Us

Sara E. Gorman and Jack M. Gorman

  • Presents an intriguing new theory of health science denial: why we ignore proven scientific evidence and put ourselves at risk
  • Discusses current and controversial issues related to health, including: gun control and gun ownership, child vaccines, climate change, nuclear power, GMOs and nutrition, and many more
  • Looks at why we worry about low-risk events such as contracting the Ebola virus, but hardly worry about high-risk events such as automobile accidents
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