Everything Is Bad for You: An A-Z Guide to What You Never Knew Could Kill You

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Apr 1, 2005 - Humor - 160 pages
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You've heard about the latest studies and you've read the conflicting reports. You were right to be suspicious-the strange reality is that everything is bad for you.

Everything from carpets to camping to water to Norman, Oklahoma, endangers your health, your sense of well-being and ultimately, your sanity. Discover the disturbingly amusing truth: sunscreen is bad for you whether you use it or not-and so is everything else!
 

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David French, Ph.D., holds a doctorate in Political Economy from Harvard University and has held a variety of jobs, from disc jockey to university professor. He has lived and worked in Eritrea, Pakistan, Malawi, Nigeria and Angola (where everything is definitely bad for you). He has written for publications such as World Development, New York Times Magazine, the Natural Resources Forum and published Working Communally: Patterns and Possibilities. He currently lives in Dublin, Ireland.

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