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Don't swallow your gum! : myths, half-truths, and outright lies about your body and health

Author: Aaron E Carroll; Rachel C Vreeman
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Face it-- you have more access to medical information than ever before, and yet you still believe "facts" about your body and health that are still wrong. Take on these myths and misconceptions for what they are!
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron E Carroll; Rachel C Vreeman
ISBN: 9780312533878 031253387X
OCLC Number: 262885873
Description: ix, 221 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: "Look at the size of his feet!" : myths about your body --
"Do you want to catch pneumonia out there?" : myths about how we contract and treat diseases --
"But I was on the pill!" : myths about sex and pregnancy --
"He won't get into Harvard without Baby Einstein" : myths about babies and children --
"Don't swallow your gum!" : myths about what we eat and drink --
"Shots made my baby autistic" : myths that spark controversy and debate.
Responsibility: Aaron E. Carroll and Rachel C. Vreeman.
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Face it-- you have more access to medical information than ever before, and yet you still believe "facts" about your body and health that are still wrong. Take on these myths and misconceptions for what they are!

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