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Harvard Commentaries
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Harvard Commentaries
Reviewed by the Faculty of Harvard Medical School


Three Myths About Hospital Stays
The Upside of Genetic Mutations
Health Statistics -- View Them with Caution
Needles -- Separating Fact from Fiction
The '8 Glasses Per Day' Rule
Medical Myth Prevention -- Understanding Medical News
Forget What You Heard About Amnesia
A Dangerous Myth: If It's Over The Counter, It Must Be Safe
The Myth of Multitasking
Myths about Your Incredible Head
Busting Myths About Your Stomach
Does Food Cause Ulcers?
Nearing a Cancer Cure?
What Your Doctor Doesn't Know
The Best Ways To Deal With a Fever
The Seeds of Worry
The Turkey Coma -- Fact or Fiction?
Doctor, How Long Have I Got?
Groin Injuries and Your Voice
Common Conditions with Misleading Symptoms
Does Milk Cause Prostate Cancer?
The Myth of 98.6
Are You Worried Well?
Toads and Frogs -- Friend or Foe?
Cherries for Gout -- Myth or Marvel?
The Limits of Willpower
Will a Routine Physical Uncover Every Problem?
Sugar's Role in Diabetes
I Can't Take It! -- Side Effects, Intolerance and Allergic Reactions to Medicines
Does Diet Play a Role in Arthritis?
The Hazards of Bathroom Seats
What Makes a Disease Real?
Myths About Vision
Vitamin Supplements: Are They for Everyone?
Can Sex Be a Health Hazard?
The 'Ripening' of Cataracts
Airing Out a Lung Cancer Myth
The Right Way To Handle a Seizure
Are All Steroids Bad?
The Influence of Sugar on Childhood Behavior
Eating and Swimming
Nosebleeds -- Separating Fact From Fiction
The Promise and Pitfalls of Patient Empowerment
Four Common Myths About Allergies
Acne and the Role of Diet
Does Bad Posture Cause Scoliosis?
Is Splitting Pills Okay?
Is Gout a Rich Person's Disease?
The Pros and Cons of Medical Tests
How Diseases Come and Go
Can We Predict Height?
Sleep -- Can You Get Too Much of a Good Thing?
Boy or Girl? Determining a Baby's Gender
Does Being a 'Lefty' Affect Your Health?
What Are You Yawning About?
Natural Disasters -- Sources of Disease?
How Much of the Brain Do We Really Use?
The Ups and Downs of Body Temperature
Do Alternative Treatments and Vitamin Supplements Work?
Lifting the Myth Off Hernias
'Whole-Body' MRI — A Good Stocking Stuffer This Holiday?
Sleep: What's Going on Behind That Shut-Eye?
Is Kissing Dangerous?
In Search of the Elusive Aphrodisiac: Sex, Food and Myth
His and Her Vitamins -- Smart Medicine or Marketing Ploy?
Anatomy 101: Know Your Body Parts
Can You Really Throw Your Back Out?
Cramps: What They Are, What To Do
Arthritis -- From Myth to Fact
The Myth and Mystery of Hiccups
The Top 10 Things That Don't Cause Arthritis
How Does a Myth Get Started?
Age and Arthritis -- Facts and Fiction
Stomach Growling and Other Bodily Noises: Embarrassing, But a Sign of Health
Whether Weather Matters For Arthritis
10 Osteoporosis Myths
Testosterone -- What It Does And Doesn't Do
Taking Baby Out and About
Are Beer and Wine Less Strong Than Liquor?
Will a Beer Really Quench That Summer Thirst?
The Real Dangers of Lightning
Is Exercise Always Good for You?
What It Means To Be 'Double-Jointed'
The Myth of Bags Under the Eyes
Can You Wear Out Your Joints?
Putting the Apple-a-Day Adage to the Test
Getting a Flu Shot -- Will it Cause the Flu?
Radiation and Your Health
Cancer's Fine Line
Choosing Your Six-Pack: Abdominal Muscles and Pot Bellies
Circumspection for Circumcision
Real-Time Medical Care
Nutrients: Can You Have Too Much of a Good Thing?
Old Age: It's Tough, But It Won't Kill You
Does Nighttime Noshing Make You Fat?
10 Flu Myths
Facts and Myths About Anemia
Worried Gray?
Baby Boomers and Hearing Loss
Which Hangover Cures Work?
Why Timing Is Important in Medicine
Myths About Snoring
Computer Use and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
What Makes a Good Doctor?
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Names and Claims
The Lie of Lie Detectors
How Inhaling Helium Affects Your Voice
Useless Organs
The Quick and Dirty on Tetanus
Does a Sneeze Mean Disease?
Praying for Health
Do Big Voices Need Big Bodies?
Advice You Can Safely Ignore About Getting Pregnant
Yikes, Lice!
CPR: Less Effective Than You Might Think
Does Metabolism Matter in Weight Loss?
Breaking Down Bone Myths
Organs With Plenty To Spare
Poinsettia, Mistletoe and Other Holiday 'Dangers'
No Match for Tick Removal
Menstrual Synchrony
Coffee -- Grounds for Concern?
Licking Your Wounds
From Ulcers To Deodorant -- Dispelling Teen Myths
Goosebumps
Power Lines and Your Health
A Handful of Fingernail Myths
Medical Myths Die Hard
Can You Become Immune to Medications?
The Hair-Raising Myth About Shaving
Don't Fall for These Skin Myths
Calling in the Replacements
The Truth About Premarital Blood Testing
Exercise and Your Menstrual Cycle: Does Time of the Month Matter?
Growing Pains
Twelve Myths About Pregnancy
The Mercury Myth
Gender Matters in Health
The Little Things We Do
Mixing Antibiotics and Alcohol
Leaving a Mark -- How and Why We Scar
Diet and Diverticulitis
The Organic Advantage
The Unexpected Benefits of 'Bad' Habits
'Expired' Medicines -- Are They Safe?
Medical Myth -- Modern Medicine Is Wiping Out Disability
Can Coffee Really Stunt Your Growth?
Milk Myths
'I'm Such a Klutz!'
Should You Avoid Dairy Foods When You're Sick?
Do Presidents Age Faster?
How Helpful Are Birthing Classes?
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