Don't automatically agree to wisdom teeth extraction without doing your own research first.
Ticks can't jump onto you or drop from a tree.
About 60 synonyms for sugar get hidden in ingredients labels.
Granola bars are candy. Protein bars are somewhat healthier.
Ibuprofen for sports injuries slows recovery.
Your iPhone has a 'night shift' setting that avoids stimulating 'blue light'.
The #1 ingredient in a Clif Bar, "organic brown rice syrup," is sugar.
Sit-ups are possibly the most overrated exercise ever. Planks rule!
Whole milk is a healthier choice for most people than skim milk.
Benadryl (or the 115 OTC drugs containing it) should not be used nightly as a sleep aid.
The word 'concentrate' after 'grape juice' or 'apple juice' on an ingredients label means sugar.
If you recognize the brand of yogurt from your childhood, it's likely full of sugar.
To heal a sprained ankle a bit faster, stay off it, elevate it and wiggle it.
Annual pelvic exams are unnecessary for most women.
Taken nightly, harmless-sounding sleep aids labeled 'PM' can lead to dementia.
While you always think you're in the other 10%, 90% of back pain resolves on its own, within months.
Trouble sleeping? Replace your bedside curlicue lightbulb with an old-fashioned one.
You won't get sick if you dip a chip after someone has double-dipped.
The addiction process starts on your third day of taking opioids.
Most Americans use far too much toothpaste...but don't brush long enough.
Skim milk is very overrated. The milk sugar can spike your blood sugar.
Don't ice sports injuries (except to reduce pain). That slows recovery.
Many stents for stable angina are unnecessary.
Sugarless gum is good for you.
Younger adults with no existing health problems don't need annual checkups.
Antibiotics are no longer recommended for most kids' ear aches.
Taking Prevacid, Nexium or Prilosec for more than 8 weeks can lead to serious harms.
When working at a computer, look 20 feet away for 20 seconds every 20 minutes.
Bottled eyedrops have harmful preservatives. Try those little vials instead.
CT scans have up to 1000x the radiation of x-rays.
Checking your own credit score often can catch identify theft early. Some credit cards do that for you, free.
MRIs and CT scans often 'find' problems that won't harm you. Their precision creates 'overdiagnosis'.
80% of antibiotics prescribed by dentists are unneeded.
Popcorn is one of the healthiest snacks...easy on the salt and butter.
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