Brian Dunning

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

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Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive.


Skeptoid #78: Medical Myths in Movies and Culture

December 11th, 2007

Episode 89 of 573 episodes

If you've grown up watching movies or having a mother dispensing folk remedies, you probably know and/or believe a whole array of false anecdotes about the way the human body works. In this episode we'll look at a number of the most popular with a skeptical eye.