Interesting Medical Facts


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1. Sloppy medical handwriting kills more than 7,000 people every year.
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2. The only difference between Tylenol Cold and Tylenol Flu is the box, they have the exact same medical ingredients.
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3. Jackie Chan trains his stuntmen and pays their medical bills out of pocket.
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4. Dr. Oz said his TV series, "The Dr. Oz Show," "is not a medical show."
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5. Studies show that people (including medical personnel) subconsciously believe that white individuals feel more pain than black individuals.
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6. Acrorthosis is a medical condition in which a man may have too many erections too often.
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7. The medical term for "butt crack" is "intergluteal cleft."
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8. Over the past 20 years, medical researchers have found that a glass of red wine a day can prevent heart attacks and even fight cancer.
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9. It has been medically proven that laughter is an effective pain killer.
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10. Two-thirds of all bankruptcies in the US are caused by medical bills.
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11. The doctor who claimed there was a link between autism and vaccines, lost his medical license for creating fraudulent data for the study.
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12. 'Veisalgia' is the medical term for hangover.
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13. Every dollar spent on the rubella, measles, and mumps vaccine saves the U.S. $23.30 in medical costs, according to CDC data.
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14. As many as 400,000 hospital patients are killed each year due to preventable medical errors.
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15. A man once robbed a bank for $1 so he could be arrested and sent to jail for free medical health care.
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16. Over 250 dead people have been cryogenically frozen and are waiting until the day medical science can revive them.

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