It's hard to believe such a common medical tool could be so dangerous, but it is.
Ever wonder why operating rooms are so cold? Find out on today's A Moment Of Science.
Would you be able to take seriously an overweight or obese doctor who advised you to lose weight?
Doctors are not washing their hands...
Do you know exactly where your heart is located? How about your bladder?
Surgeons have pretty tedious jobs. One mistake could result in the death of a patient. How do these professionals prepare for such stressful situations?
In recent years, scientists have seen more and more cases where memory loss isn't just a natural consequence of aging. Sometimes it's caused by other factors.
Researchers at the University of Rochester did a study of over one-hundred recorded conversations between doctors and actors posing as patients.
Eat too much and you might wind up obese. Eat the wrong things and watch your cholesterol shoot through the roof. As if that’s not enough, doctors have found that, taken together, conditions like high blood pressure and obesity are good predictors of illnesses including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Great news for those of you who suffer from chronic migraines. Doctors at Northwestern Memorial have come up with a surgery to help control pain in the brain!