Separating Medical Fact From Fiction, From Ginkgo Biloba For Memory To Step Counters For Weight Loss

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There are lots of myths about health: put on your coat or you'll catch cold, cracking your knuckles causes arthritis, caffeine stunts your growth — none of them true. But it turns out that a lot of conventional medical wisdom isn't right either. New York Times medical reporter Gina Kolata (@ginakolata) has written about "10 Findings that Contradict Medical Wisdom" and joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss.

This segment aired on July 17, 2019.


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