Doctors explore myths, half-truths, and outright lies about health

August 18, 2015

"Look at the size of his feet!" Myths about your body "But I was on the pill!" Myths about sex and pregnancy "He won't get into Harvard without Baby Einstein." Myths about babies and children "Don't swallow your gum!" Myths about what we eat and drink "Shots made my baby autistic." Myths that spark controversy and debate

Don't Swallow Your Gum!: Myths, Half-Truths, and Outright Lies About Your Body and Health is published by St. Martin's Press and is available online (www.dontswallowyourgum) and at book stores across the country.

So, if you get stung by a jellyfish, should you have someone urinate on the sting? You will have to read the book to find out.