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Ep. 10: Medical Errors, Siblings, Mouthwash, Brain Cells
December 02, 2017 Bad Patient

What a pathologist doesn't know (or catch) could kill you. If you haven't found a way your parents messed you up yet, check your relationship with your siblings. Even diabetes experts don't think mouthwash causes diabetes, but if you get a large enough sample size, you can find some wacky associations. And low dopamine levels cause Parkinson's. BEST OF ALL: CRISPR makes another cameo on the show.

Health news we discuss this week:

http://www.wbur.org/cognoscenti/2017/11/13/diagnostic-medical-error-mistake-vinita-parkash

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/11/23/565362158/adult-siblings-can-make-our-lives-healthier-and-happier

https://www.today.com/health/study-links-mouthwash-diabetes-risk-what-you-need-know-t119320

https://futurism.com/replacing-cells-human-brain-parkinsons-disease/

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