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July 9, 2014

 

A blue stethescope

Contaminated Stethoscopes

It's hard to believe such a common medical tool could be so dangerous, but it is.

March 4, 2014

 

An operating room full of high-tech equipment

Why Operating Rooms Are So Cold

Ever wonder why operating rooms are so cold? Find out on today's A Moment Of Science.

May 14, 2012

 

doctor with patient in waiting room shaking hands

Overweight Doctors Less Likely To Help Patients Lose Weight

Would you be able to take seriously an overweight or obese doctor who advised you to lose weight?

April 5, 2012

 

washing hand sign blue and white

The Surprising Truth: Doctors Are Not Washing Their Hands

Doctors are not washing their hands...

September 16, 2009

 

Human body anatomy

Anatomy Ignorance: How Few People Can Locate The Heart

Do you know exactly where your heart is located? How about your bladder?

August 10, 2009

 

Four surgeons performing on patient

How Does Your Surgeon Prepare For The Big Operation?

Surgeons have pretty tedious jobs. One mistake could result in the death of a patient. How do these professionals prepare for such stressful situations?

July 24, 2009

 

Thinking Man

Losing Your Mind…Or Not: Reversible Dementia

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.

December 5, 2007

 

Doctor Speaking With Patient Sitting

Doc Small Talk

Researchers at the University of Rochester did a study of over one-hundred recorded conversations between doctors and actors posing as patients.

December 1, 2005

 

A Web of Disorders

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.

February 10, 2005

 

Controlling Brain Pain

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!

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