Myth: Being in a coma is like being asleep: You wake up well rested
Reality: In the movies, coma looks harmless. In real life, those emerging from coma often suffer disabilities and need rehabilitation.… more
Myth: You lose 90% of your body heat through your head.
Reality: Not really. You lose body heat through anything that’s uncovered, and your head is more likely to be exposed than… more
Myth: Everyone should drink eight glasses of water a day.
Reality: Hydration is very important, but the idea that eight glasses of water is essential is a strange one. In healthy… more
Myth: You need to wait an hour after eating to swim or you can cramp and drown.
Reality: Many sources say there are no documented cases of anyone ever drowning because they’ve had a cramp related to… more