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USA Today – Sifting for the truth in medical myths: Fact or fiction?

July 6, 2011 in DCYE, News

Many of us have tried-and-true rules for avoiding illness. But if you subscribe to the theory that heading outside with wet hair will make you sick; bubbles in soda can make your bones brittle; or hot peppers can cause stomach ulcers, think again. Those ideas just aren’t true, says a new book that explores popular health myths.

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Don’t Cross Your Eyes! serialized in the Daily Mail

July 5, 2011 in DCYE, News

Air travel makes you sick. Green mucus means you need antibiotics. To stop a nosebleed, tilt your head back.

These are many of the things you’ve heard about your body and health that are simply not true.

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Join us for a Don't Cross Your Eyes Book Signing

June 25, 2011 in DCYE, Events, News

Join us for a book signing at the Carmel, IN Barnes and Noble on Wednesday July 13, 2011 at 7:00PM

The best quality this book holds is not its breadth, or easy-to-read science fact — as great as those are — but the sheer compelling weight of the arguments

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Don’t Cross Your Eyes helps Bust Myths on the Simple List

June 25, 2011 in DCYE, News

Busted myths from Don’t Cross Your Eyes…They’ll Get Stuck That Way are featured in The Simple List, from the July 2011 issue of Real Simple.

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Myth Busters – from Kirkus Reviews

June 24, 2011 in DCYE, News

Nancy Talan shares her thoughts about Don’t Cross Your Eyes…They’ll Get Stuck That Way for Kirkus Reviews.

I found myself reading aloud to my husband almost every one, amazed to learn what I thought was true really wasn’t, or in some cases that I was justified in beliefs that were correct.

6 Health Myths – Busted! from O, The Oprah Magazine

June 22, 2011 in DCYE, News

You know how vitamin C protects against colds? Actually, it doesn’t. Warm milk contains no magic sleep aid. And hydrogen peroxide will do your skinned knee more harm than good. In their new book, Don’t Cross Your Eyes…They’ll Get Stuck That Way, Aaron Carroll, MD, and Rachel Vreeman, MD, both of the Indiana University School of Medicine, use hard science to disprove wives’ tales that have been passed down through generations.

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CNN HLN – Beyond the Surface – Brain Use (Video)

March 9, 2010 in DSYG, News, Video

CNN Headline News does a series called “Beyond the Surface” and they taped Rachel and Aaron for a number of pieces on medical myths. Here’s the latest one:

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CNN HLN – Beyond the Surface – Double Dipping (Video)

February 2, 2010 in DSYG, News, Video

CNN Headline News does a series called “Beyond the Surface” and they taped Rachel and Aaron for a number of pieces on medical myths. Here’s the latest one:

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CNN HLN – Beyond the Surface – Sugar (Video)

October 28, 2009 in DSYG, News, Video

Aaron and Rachel taped a number of pieces for CNN HLN’s series “Beyond the Surface”, which will air all year.  The first was released today!

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Real Horror of Halloween: Pedestrian Deaths

October 27, 2009 in DSYG, News

Kids face real dangers on Halloween night, but not from ghosts.

Read more about Halloween myths and DSYG in an article by Liz Szabo in USA Today!

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