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Your phone won’t give you cancer and you don’t get the flu from the flu shot

Aaron Carroll is ready to fight the medical myths again. This time it is about the phone and its cancer giving properties, which have not been demonstrated even after 2 decades of studies from around the world. Phone use microwave radiation, liek the one from your microwave oven, but at much lower intensity and thus, […]

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Which diets work? low fat and low carb are the same on the long run

Aaron Carroll explains why we should keep our diets for a long time, at least six months if not one year. Also, on the long run low fat diets are the same as low carb diets. So, if you wanna get slim, then you need to keep the fats and card low, have a healthy […]

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Healthcare Triage trio: systematic reviews, pot, and meta analysis

Systematic reviews, as opposed to review, which are opinions of scientists, look at a ton of studies on a given topic and then derive the conclusions from there. Systematic reviews are scientific studies made to discover patterns and find the truth. they also are transparent enough to let others follow the same path and test […]

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Let’s kill health summer myths with Healthcare Triage

When a bee stings you, you should try to either scrape it or to pinch it in 1-4 seconds max. More than that and the venom will hurt more. If a jellyfish stings you you should urinate on the area that has been stung. Wrong. You need to put that area in hot water. This […]

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