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May 14, 2012

 

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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?

October 1, 2009

 

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Stem Cells That Help Leukemia Patients

Can you name three types of stem cells in your body? Learn about the different kinds of stem cells in the body and how they can help treat leukemia.

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?

May 24, 2004

 

Virtual Reality and Chemotherapy

Some cancer patients are discovering that virtual reality isn't just for cyber geeks. Learn how virtual realities are helping cancer patients through chemo.

September 27, 2003

 

What Is Crohn’s Disease?

Today's Moment of Science is about Crohn's disease, its symptoms, cause, and treatment.

September 27, 2003

 

The Nocebo Effect?

If the placebo effect means you feel better just because you believe a certain treatment is going to work, then the nocebo effect means that you feel worse just because you expect the worst.

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