The Resource Bad faith : when religious belief undermines modern medicine, Paul A. Offit, (eaudio)

Bad faith : when religious belief undermines modern medicine, Paul A. Offit, (eaudio)

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Bad faith : when religious belief undermines modern medicine
Title
Bad faith
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when religious belief undermines modern medicine
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Paul A. Offit
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Language
eng
Summary
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 twenty-first century America, how could this be happening? Acclaimed physician and author Dr. Paul Offit chronicles the stories of these faithful and their children, whose devastating experiences highlight the tangled relationship between religion and medicine in America. Religious or not, this issue reaches everyone - whether you are seeking treatment at a Catholic hospital or trying to keep your kids safe from diseases spread by their unvaccinated peers. Replete with vivid storytelling and complex, compelling characters, Bad Faith makes a strenuous case that denying medicine to children in the name of religion isn't just unwise and immoral, but a rejection of the very best aspects of what belief itself has to offer
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Midwest
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Offit, Paul A
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other
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Read by Tom Perkins
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  • Perkins, Tom
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  • Medicine
  • Child welfare
  • Spiritual healing
  • Patient refusal of treatment
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adult
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Bad faith : when religious belief undermines modern medicine, Paul A. Offit, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 01 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781494592028
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11347501
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sound
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other
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11347501
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MWT11347501
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Bad faith : when religious belief undermines modern medicine, Paul A. Offit, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 01 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781494592028
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11347501
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11347501
System control number
MWT11347501
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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