Don't Cross Your Eyes...They'll Get Stuck That Way!: And 75 Other Health Myths Debunked (Paperback)
And 75 Other Health Myths Debunked
St. Martin's Griffin, 9780312681876, 304pp.
Publication Date: July 5, 2011
The ultimate myth-busting collection of quirky and curious facts about your body and health
In 2009, Drs. Aaron E. Carroll and Rachel C. Vreeman explored a wide range of myths and misconceptions about our bodies and health in the media sensation, "Don't Swallow Your Gum ," featured on "The Dr. Oz Show, " CNN, and in "The New York Times, USA Today, "and more.
Now, they're delving into a whole new collection of myths based on the latest scientific research, including:
Eggs give you high cholesterol.
You should stretch before you exercise.
Kids in day care catch more colds.
Sit-ups or crunches will flatten your stomach.
A glass of warm milk will put you to sleep.
With a perfect balance of authoritative research and breezy humor, "Don't Cross Your Eyes . . . They'll Get Stuck That Way " exposes the truth behind all of the things you thought you knew about your health, your well-being, and how the body works.
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“Breezy and entertaining, yet relevant and scientific…the authors demonstrate clear research and documentation.” —LIBRARY JOURNAL