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Do You Believe in Magic?: The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 22, 2013

    Dr. Offit is a shill for allopathic (mainstream) medicine and th

    Dr. Offit is a shill for allopathic (mainstream) medicine and the pharmaceutical industry. Of course he is going to do his best to discredit any and all forms of alternative medicine. It is a well known fact, and if you do the research you will see, that mainstream medicine and pharmaceuticals cause thousands upon thousands of more adverse effects and deaths than all the vitamins and supplements combined. They are much much more harmful than any vitamin or supplement. This book is nothing more than propaganda for the mainstream medical community who are trying to do damage control because so many people are sick and tired of being filled with poisonous drugs that do way more harm than good. Sorry Doc... ain't buying the bull. Dr. Offit (who has been nicknamed Dr. Vaccine by the media due to his statement that an INFANT could withstand 100,000 vaccines all at once) is trying to legally take away your right to access your vitamin supplements and wants them regulated like drugs. Wake up people... Big Pharma has a goal... to have every man, woman and child on prescription drugs. Oh.. and yes I DO believe in Magic... I am almost 60, have taken vitamins and supplements my entire life, stayed away from Drs. and hosptials, and never take prescription drugs.. and am in perfect health!

    6 out of 32 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 15, 2013

    The main problem with this book is that Offit paints a one-sided

    The main problem with this book is that Offit paints a one-sided, distorted picture of the situation. Many of his anti-vitamin claims are proven scientific falsehoods and have been refuted (google/bing "2 Big Lies: No Vitamin Benefits & Supplements Are Very Dangerous"). You are supposed to believe that he gives you the facts, due to his medical status, but -apart from very few exceptions- all you get is misinformation.

    4 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 2, 2014

    This book is the worst kind of rubbish, lies and distortions by

    This book is the worst kind of rubbish, lies and distortions by Dr. Paul "For Profit" Offit who makes millions of dollors each year from Merck and his own vaccine patents. He is against natural medicine because it actually makes people well without side-effects. Big Pharma is really afraid that intelligent people will be able to heal themselves. Don't waste your time or money on this book.

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