University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Nina L. Shapiro



Reed Hutchinson

Jennifer Casteix & George Jenson

Dr. Nina Shapiro is the award-winning Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology and a Professor of Head and Neck Surgery at UCLA. She has been featured in The New York Times, Time and The Wall Street Journal, along with NPR and CNN.com. She is a regular on CBS' The Doctors. Her book "Hype: A Doctor's Guide to Medical Myths, Exaggerated Claims, and Bad Advice - How to Tell What's Real and What's Not" was published in May 2018.

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Scheduled events:
Let's Get Real About Our Health and Communities
Gary Nabhan and Nina Shapiro will get real -- looking at real science, real food, real community -- and discuss how we can make informed decisions to care for ourselves and the community around us.

Science City - Main Stage (Seats 195)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Science / Medicine / Technology
Signing area: Signing Area - Flandrau BookStore (Science City) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Gary Nabhan, Nina Shapiro
Moderator: Fred Ronstadt
When Hype is Too Much
Do you need that pill? Will that supplement really help? How right or wrong is the internet? Physicians, authors and journalists Johann Hari, Jennifer Jacobs and Nina Shapiro will help us interpret medical hype.

Science City - Main Stage (Seats 195)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Science / Medicine / Technology
Signing area: Signing Area - Flandrau BookStore (Science City) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Johann Hari, Jennifer Jacobs, Nina Shapiro
Moderator: Jennifer Barton

Book:
Hype: A Doctor's Guide to Medical Myths, Exaggerated Claims, and Bad Advice - How to Tell What's Real and What's Not
Science / Medicine / Technology
St. Martin's Press
May 2018
ISBN 9781250149305
304 pages
$26.99, INSTOCK
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A straightforward appraisal of why health myths exist, dispelling many of them, and teaching readers how to navigate the labyrinth of health advice and the science and misinformation behind it. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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