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Medical Myths

Wisdom or wives' tales? Some medical myths are harmless fun; but many can be dangerous.


Susan Hecker MD
WSU Elson S Floyd School of Medicine

Maranda Helland RDN, LD
Kootenai Health

Ann Roberts MD, FAAP
Providence Pediatrics

Mike Nilson MA, CSCS, LPSN
U-District PT

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The American Diabetes Association

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