The #1 ingredient in a Clif Bar, "organic brown rice syrup," is sugar.
Sugarless gum is good for you.
Sit-ups are possibly the most overrated exercise ever. Planks rule!
MRIs and CT scans often 'find' problems that won't harm you. Their precision creates 'overdiagnosis'.
Granola bars are candy. Protein bars are somewhat healthier.
While you always think you're in the other 10%, 90% of back pain resolves on its own, within months.
Antibiotics are no longer recommended for most kids' ear aches.
Immediately run a burn under cool water for at least 10 minutes.
Don't ice sports injuries (except to reduce pain). That slows recovery.
Ibuprofen for sports injuries slows recovery.
Many stents for stable angina are unnecessary.
Sugar-free gum is an excellent choice for dental health if you can't brush.
Most ketchup is one-third sugar.
Your iPhone has a 'night shift' setting that avoids stimulating 'blue light'.
Whole milk is a healthier choice for most people than skim milk.
If you recognize the brand of yogurt from your childhood, it's likely full of sugar.
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.
If you soak a splinter, make sure to get it all out. The wood could break apart if waterlogged.
Annual pelvic exams are unnecessary for most women.
Ticks can't jump onto you or drop from a tree.
Skim milk is very overrated. The milk sugar can spike your blood sugar.
Trouble sleeping? Replace your bedside curlicue lightbulb with an old-fashioned one.
When working at a computer, look 20 feet away for 20 seconds every 20 minutes.
Benadryl (or the 115 OTC drugs containing it) should not be used nightly as a sleep aid.
The addiction process starts on your third day of taking opioids.
Popcorn is one of the healthiest snacks...easy on the salt and butter.
To heal a sprained ankle a bit faster, stay off it, elevate it and wiggle it.
Taken nightly, harmless-sounding sleep aids labeled 'PM' can lead to dementia.
Younger adults with no existing health problems don't need annual checkups.
Taking Prevacid, Nexium or Prilosec for more than 8 weeks can lead to serious harms.
Don't stuff things into your nose to stop a nosebleed. Try pinching your nose instead.
"Craisins" (dried cranberries) are 50% sugar!
About 60 synonyms for sugar get hidden in ingredients labels.
80% of antibiotics prescribed by dentists are unneeded.
Most Americans use far too much toothpaste...but don't brush long enough.
Don't automatically agree to wisdom teeth extraction without doing your own research first.
The word 'concentrate' after 'grape juice' or 'apple juice' on an ingredients label means sugar.
You won't get sick if you dip a chip after someone has double-dipped.
Bottled eyedrops have harmful preservatives. Try those little vials instead.
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