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