The ultimate myth-busting collection of quirky and curious facts about your body and healthIn 2009, Drs. Aaron E. Carroll and Rachel C. Vreeman explored a wide range of myths and misconceptions about our bodies and health in the media sensation, Don't Swallow Your Gum , featured on The Dr. Oz Show, CNN, and in The New York Times, USA Today, and more. Now, they're delving into a whole new collection of myths based on the latest scientific research, including: - Eggs give you high cholesterol. - You should stretch before you exercise. - Kids in day care catch more colds. - Sit-ups or crunches will flatten your stomach. - A glass of warm milk will put you to sleep. With a perfect balance of authoritative research and breezy humor, Don't Cross Your Eyes . . . They'll Get Stuck That Way exposes the truth behind all of the things you thought you knew about your health, your well-being, and how the body works.
- ISBN-13: 9780312681876
- ISBN-10: 0312681879
- Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
- Publish Date: July 2011
- Dimensions: 7.39 x 4.93 x 0.82 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.48 pounds
- Page Count: 304