Boneheads and Brainiacs: Heroes and Scoundrels of the Nobel Prize in Medicine

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Price
$18.95  $17.43
Publisher
Quill Driver Books
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Pages
260
Dimensions
6.0 X 8.9 X 0.6 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781610353502
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About the Author

Moira Dolan, MD, is a graduate of the University of Illinois School of Medicine and has been a practicing physician for over 30 years. Dr. Dolan is a patient advocate and public speaker who educates patients on their rights and the need for a healthy skepticism of the medical profession. She is a contributor to the blog SmartMEDinfo and the author of three previous books: No-Nonsense Guide to Antibiotics: Dangers, Benefits & Proper Use; No-Nonsense Guide to Cholesterol Medications: Informed Consent and Statin Drugs; and No-Nonsense Guide to Psychiatric Drugs: Including Mental Effects of Common Non-Psych Medications. Dr. Dolan maintains a private medical practice in Austin, Texas.

Reviews

"Very entertaining but also very enlightening. We tend to think of Nobel Prize winners, especially in medicine, as some sort of gods, but they are merely fallible humans and some are quite offbeat. Get it and read it and be prepared to learn and be entertained!"--Lauren DeWitt, B.S. Pharmacy
"I absolutely loved reading Boneheads and Brainiacs. I was alternately delighted, surprised, and dismayed ... very enlightening, extremely interesting and fun."--Eleanor McCulley, RN
"Boneheads and Brainiacs is a dynamite read! From the beginning, it takes you through a scientific journey that both entertains and educates. It eloquently tells the background story of our Nobel prize winners for medicine with no blinders on."--Priscilla J. Alfaro, MD