Wednesday House Call, May 22, 2019: The seven words that you should not be used in a medical news report

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.
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