Medical Misconceptions

Who hasn’t heard that swallowed gum stays in the stomach for 7 years or cracking your knuckles can lead to arthritis? We’re here to set the record straight.

Each month, a health care professional will weigh in on a health and wellness myth and will explain the real cause behind the malady.

Medical Misconception: Flu Shot Causes the Flu

Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth. This month's myth: You can get ...
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Medical Misconception: Shaving

Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth. This month’s myth: Shaving makes hair ...
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Medical Misconception: Hospice is a Location

Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth. This month’s myth: Hospice is a ...
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Medical Misconceptions: Sun Protection

Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth. This month’s misconception: Sun protection practices ...
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Medical Misconception: Vision Myths

Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth. This month’s misconception: Activities that damage ...
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Medical Misconception: All Calories Are Created Equal

Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth. This month’s misconception: All calories are ...
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Medical Misconception: Swallowing Chewing Gum

Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth. This month’s misconception: It takes 7 ...
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Medical Misconception: Storing Medications

Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth. This month’s misconception: The bathroom medicine ...
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Medical Misconception: Stomach Ulcers

Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth. This month’s misconception: Stomach ulcers are ...
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Medical Misconception: Poisonous Poinsettias

Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth. This month’s misconception: Poinsettias are poisonous. Holiday ...
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