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Mom was Wrong

October 6, 2009 in DSYG, News

Believe it or not, eating at night does not make you fat. You do not need eight glasses of water a day. And a dog’s mouth is not cleaner than a human’s. It’s all lies, lies and more lies! Seems we’re suckers for myths and misconceptions. None of these are true — even if your doctor told you so.

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Sound Medicine: Don't Swallow Your Gum!

August 23, 2009 in Audio, DSYG, News

The of Don’t Swallow Your Gum! are guests on this program, Drs. Aaron Carroll and Rachel Vreeman. They join Barbara Lewis in the studio today to clear up a few old wives’ tales!

Listen to Rachel and Aaron on Sound Medicine.

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More How to Debunk a Health Myth

August 17, 2009 in DSYG, News

Rebecca Ruiz’s Forbes.com article is featured prominently on MSN.com and CBCnews.ca!

Opie and Anthony

July 22, 2009 in DSYG, News

Aaron appeared on Opie and Anthony on Sirius/XM radio to discuss health care reform and Don’t Swallow Your Gum!

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How to Debunk a Health Myth

July 22, 2009 in DSYG, News

When Dr. Aaron E. Carroll and Dr. Rachel C. Vreeman, both professors at the Indiana University School of Medicine, began examining more than 60 popular medical beliefs, they discovered that most were myths….

Rebecca Ruiz discussed myths and Don’t Swallow Your Gum! for Forbes.com.

Book Signing – Oak Park, IL

July 21, 2009 in DSYG, Events, News

Please join authors Aaron E. Carroll, MD, MS and Rachel C. Vreeman, MD, MS as they discuss and sign copies of their new book, Don’t Swallow Your Gum!

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The Colbert Report

July 21, 2009 in DSYG, News

Aaron appeared on The Colbert Report to talk health care reform, and gave Stephen Colbert a copy of Don’t Swallow Your Gum!

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Health Caring: Six Health Myths That Totally Sound True

July 6, 2009 in DSYG, News

We all walk around with medical information in our heads — some of it true, some of it not so much. A pair of medical professors from the Indiana University School of Medicine may have the antidote…

Jeremy Cox reviews Don’t Swallow Your Gum! for the Florida Times-Union.

Myth Busters

July 5, 2009 in DSYG, News

If you still believe in putting butter on burns, we’ve got the right book for you….

Barb Berggoetz reviews Don’t Swallow Your Gum! for the Indianapolis Star.

11 Health Myths That May Surprise You

June 29, 2009 in DSYG, News

Myths, half-truths and wives’ tales persist in medicine. Sometimes doctors and nurses even believe things that aren’t true or at least are unproven. That’s the focus of a new book, “Don’t Swallow Your Gum! Myths, Half-Truths and Outright Lies About Your Body and Health,”

Tara Parker-Pope revisits medical myths in her Well blog for the New York Times.

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