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Medical Myths

Don't Cross Your Eyes And Other Medical Myths Don't cross your eyes or they'll get stuck that way. Warm milk will help you sleep. Always stretch before you exercise. These are well worn medical axioms but are they true? In her latest book, Don't Cross Your Eyes or They'll Get Stuck That Way, Co-author, Dr. Rachel Vreeman, examines more of the medical myths she explored in Don't Swallow Your Gum. Dr. Vreeman and co-author, Aaron Carroll look at how these myths endure, where they originate and the studies that debunk them. Uncross your eyes and tune in when Charlotte Talks goes myth busting. Guest Dr. Rachel Vreeman - Co-author, Don't Cross Your Eyes...They'll Get Stuck That Way and Don't Swallow Your Gum, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine Add and read comments