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9 Medical Myths You Need to Stop Believing Right Now

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An Apple a Day…

Many of us grew up with medical advice that had been passed down through the family or friends, and as we grew older, perhaps we started to realize what was real and what was an old wives’ tale.

Does going outside with wet hair make you sick? Can you catch a cold from going barefoot around the house? Are mosquitoes more likely to bite you if you’ve been eating sugary foods? As it turns out, we’ve been conditioned to believe a lot of faulty medical advice, and an apple a day isn’t going to do us much good in the long run.

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Keep reading to see the medical myths you should stop believing in…