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