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In the 20th century, fats were bad and women needed yearly mammograms. But in the new millennium, both have been overturned. What else don’t doctors believe anymore?
Wouldn't it be cool if there were some magical machine that just sucked all the fat out of all the foods we like but still left them tasting delicious? Yeah, not happening, so what is the deal?
10 Things Doctors Changed Minds About
How do painkillers know where you hurt?
How do they get the fat out of fat-free foods?
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At best, drinking alcohol can lower your inhibitions and relax you; at worst, it can be dangerous. Find out exactly how alcohol does what it does.
On the battlefield, something as simple as the flu can spell disaster for soldiers, and they often face much more exotic pathogens. Thus, one of a U.S. Army doctor's main goals is preventing troop illness. But how?