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Seven top medical myths uncovered

Seven top medical myths uncovered

Do you really need to drink eight glasses of water a day? Will reading in the dark honestly lead to blindness?
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Misleading medical expressions

Misleading medical expressions

"Seasonal allergic reaction", "simple strain" … we've heard of them, but are they actually possible?
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Low fat diet's value questioned

Low fat diet's value questioned

A leading US research scientist has questioned the value of a diet low in fat, suggesting sugar is more harmful and should carry a health warning.
Potentially poisonous products in your home

Potentially poisonous products in your home

Common plastics used in toys, computers and other household goods could be causing birth defects, fertility problems and cancer.
Not-so-healthy health habits

Not-so-healthy health habits

Surprising research reveals that some supposedly good habits may actually end up doing your health more harm than good. Here, we reveal some ‘good’ health...
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Wacky remedies that work

Wacky remedies that work

These weird and wonderful health cures have the seal of approval from the experts.
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Ten drinking myths debunked

Ten drinking myths debunked

There are any number of crazy facts, figures and stories that come out while we're drinking that aren't strictly based on the truth.
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The myth of calorie burning

The myth of calorie burning

How is that gym membership coming along? Are you getting good value for money and keeping up with those New Year's resolutions?
Guilt-free indulgences

Guilt-free indulgences

Guilty pleasures that are not as naughty as you think!
Fitness myths debunked

Fitness myths debunked

Theory has it that lifting weights generates hormones that help release fat from body stores.
Five-second rule? Not so, says food scientist

Five-second rule? Not so, says food scientist

How many times have you picked up a dropped tasty morsel off the floor and popped it into your mouth declaring the five second rule.
Should you exercise in the morning?

Should you exercise in the morning?

I have been hearing that we should exercise first thing in the morning for getting the best result. However, I'm just not a morning person and prefer to go for...

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