- Narrated by: Seema Yasmin
- Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
- Release date: 07-13-21
Viral BS AudioBook Summary
Dissecting the biggest medical myths and pseudoscience, Viral BS explores how misinformation can spread faster than microbes.
Can your zip code predict when you will die? Will testosterone supplements boost your libido? Should you space out childhood vaccines? Does talcum powder cause cancer? Why do some doctors recommend e-cigarettes while other doctors recommend you stay away from them? Health information – and misinformation – is all around us, and it can be hard to separate the two. A long history of unethical medical experiments and medical mistakes, along with a host of celebrities spewing anti-science beliefs, has left many wary of science and the scientists who say they should be trusted. How do we stay sane while unraveling the knots of fact and fiction to find out what we should really be concerned about, and what we can laugh off?