Wednesday House Call, May 22 , 2019: The seven words that you should not be used in a medical news report
Today Rob and I discuss the seven words that should raise your skepticism meter when they appear in a medical news story.
Your calls about:
- Cardiomyopathy after a viral infection
- Management options for prostate cancer with Gleason score of 6. What does this mean?
- Will using soap/detergent mitigate waterborne illness from contaminated flood waters when washing dishes?
- A woman reports that her fingers are easily bruising.