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July 9, 2014

 

It's not necessarily a bad idea to ask your doctor to clean off their stethoscope before examining you.

Contaminated Stethoscopes

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

March 4, 2014

 

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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

 

Make sure you choose the correct doctor for your health.

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

 

Signage is one way to help remind others to wash their hands.

The Surprising Truth: Doctors Are Not Washing Their Hands

Doctors are not washing their hands...

September 16, 2009

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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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