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Reading in Dim Lighting Will Not Damage Your Eyes

Reading in Dim Lighting Will Not Damage Your Eyes

Daven Hiskey May 23, 2012 2

Myth: Reading in a dimly lit area will damage your eyesight. In fact, the only “damage” reading in a dimly lit setting will do, in comparison to reading in an ample lighted setting, is

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You Don’t Lose Heat Faster Through Your Head than Other Parts of Your Body

You Don’t Lose Heat Faster Through Your Head than Other Parts of Your Body

Noreen June 1, 2011 3

Myth: You lose body heat faster through your head than the rest of your body. It is very common for parents to advise their children to wear a hat or to cover their head

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Alcohol Does Not Kill Brain Cells

Alcohol Does Not Kill Brain Cells

Daven Hiskey October 4, 2010 20

Myth: Alcohol kills brain cells. Now, to qualify that title, pure alcohol will absolutely kill brain cells and many other types of cells, which is why it is used as a disinfectant. However, recent

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It is Not Possible to Swallow Your Tongue

It is Not Possible to Swallow Your Tongue

Daven Hiskey September 28, 2010 10

Myth: It is possible to swallow your tongue. Contrary to popular belief, it is not possible to swallow your tongue. Well, unless of course if you cut it off and then swallowed it… In

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Muscle Does Not Turn to Fat if You Stop Exercising

Muscle Does Not Turn to Fat if You Stop Exercising

Daven Hiskey August 30, 2010 8

Myth: Muscle turns to fat when you stop exercising. Muscles and fats are made up of very different types of cells that have completely different functions. Skeletal muscles get larger when a person exercises

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You Actually Use All of Your Brain, Not 10%

You Actually Use All of Your Brain, Not 10%

Daven Hiskey August 25, 2010 10

Myth: You only use 10% of your brain. Over the years, the myth that you only use about 10% of your brain has been widely spread with the source of this myth often falsely

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