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