Younger adults with no existing health problems don't need annual checkups.
Don't stuff things into your nose to stop a nosebleed. Try pinching your nose instead.
Ticks can't jump onto you or drop from a tree.
Granola bars are candy. Protein bars are somewhat healthier.
The #1 ingredient in a Clif Bar, "organic brown rice syrup," is sugar.
Sugarless gum is good for you.
Sugar-free gum is an excellent choice for dental health if you can't brush.
"Craisins" (dried cranberries) are 50% sugar!
Benadryl (or the 115 OTC drugs containing it) should not be used nightly as a sleep aid.
Skim milk is very overrated. The milk sugar can spike your blood sugar.
Checking your own credit score often can catch identify theft early. Some credit cards do that for you, free.
Ibuprofen for sports injuries slows recovery.
Most Americans use far too much toothpaste...but don't brush long enough.
Don't ice sports injuries (except to reduce pain). That slows recovery.
About 60 synonyms for sugar get hidden in ingredients labels.
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.
When working at a computer, look 20 feet away for 20 seconds every 20 minutes.
Immediately run a burn under cool water for at least 10 minutes.
Don't automatically agree to wisdom teeth extraction without doing your own research first.
Bottled eyedrops have harmful preservatives. Try those little vials instead.
Antibiotics are no longer recommended for most kids' ear aches.
If you recognize the brand of yogurt from your childhood, it's likely full of sugar.
Many stents for stable angina are unnecessary.
Most ketchup is one-third sugar.
The addiction process starts on your third day of taking opioids.
80% of antibiotics prescribed by dentists are unneeded.
Sit-ups are possibly the most overrated exercise ever. Planks rule!
If you soak a splinter, make sure to get it all out. The wood could break apart if waterlogged.
Whole milk is a healthier choice for most people than skim milk.
The word 'concentrate' after 'grape juice' or 'apple juice' on an ingredients label means sugar.
MRIs and CT scans often 'find' problems that won't harm you. Their precision creates 'overdiagnosis'.
Popcorn is one of the healthiest snacks...easy on the salt and butter.
Annual pelvic exams are unnecessary for most women.
You won't get sick if you dip a chip after someone has double-dipped.
While you always think you're in the other 10%, 90% of back pain resolves on its own, within months.
Trouble sleeping? Replace your bedside curlicue lightbulb with an old-fashioned one.
CT scans have up to 1000x the radiation of x-rays.
Taking Prevacid, Nexium or Prilosec for more than 8 weeks can lead to serious harms.
Your iPhone has a 'night shift' setting that avoids stimulating 'blue light'.
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