For the past twenty years, Offit has been on the front lines in … In Bad Advice, Paul A. Offit shares hardearned wisdom on the dos and don’ts of battling misinformation. "Bad Advice" by Paul A. Offit was a book that I didn't know about at all when I picked it up from the library. Bad Advice. I've become interested in celebrity culture & the unhealthy obsession that America has with it. It completes what is Paul Offit’s trilogy of books (along with Do You Believe in Magic? Reviews of Bad Faith “Bad Faith is a haunting account of how and why people use faith to ignore medical science, even when doing so kills children and spreads disease. “Although science is under siege,” Offit writes toward the end of the book, “science advocates are fighting back.” And for some reason, I like reading smart people proving celebrities wrong. Bad Advice. Bad Advice: Or Why Celebrities, Politicians, and Activists Aren't Your Best Source of Health Information (9780231186988) by Offit M.D., Paul and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. Bad Advice is a fun and educational book that will leave readers optimistic—as Offit himself is—that fact will ultimately prevail over fiction in the world of science and medicine. In Bad Advice, Paul A. Offit shares hard-earned wisdom on the do’s and don’ts of battling misinformation. In breezy but serious prose, he argues that scientists must act to take back the science conversation, or science itself risks losing its rightful place as "a source of truth." January 27, 2011 Deadly Choices. 2018-08-05T17:30:05-04:00 https: ... Bad Faith. Paul Offit discussed the risks of getting medical advice from everyone other than a doctor. Bad Advice by Paul Offit, 9780231186988, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. In his new book, "Bad Advice," Penn scientist Paul A. Offit argues that scientists are the best source of information about science, not those popular misinformers, celebrities and politicians.