14 Common Myths About the Body, Unraveled
If you believed everything you heard, you'd never read in the dark for fear of going blind, you’d avoid crossing your eyes to prevent them from staying that way (read about other eye health myths), and you’d eschew dental checkups believing plaque removal loosens teeth (other common dental myths). Not all body myths are harmful, but facts often become distorted over time. Myth-busting experts help separate fact from fiction among these popular, long-standing beliefs.
By Linda Melone for MSN Healthy Living