Dr Ben Goldacre – Bad Science

Dr Ben GoldacreDr Ben Goldacre is a writer, broadcaster and medical doctor from the UK who is best known for his Bad Science column in the Guardian, examining the claims of scaremongering journalists, quack health products, pseudoscientific cosmetics adverts, and evil multinational pharmaceutical corporations, as well as wider themes such as the medicalisation of everyday life and the psychology of irrational beliefs.

Ben’s first book, Bad Science, was published in September 2008 by Forth Estate.

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First broadcast on 3rd October 2008

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