6 of the most common myths about our body many people still believe

Just because something is common knowledge doesn’t mean it’s right. Our bodies might be the most studied things on our planet, and, somehow, we still get some facts wrong. Let's dispel 6 popular myths about the human body.



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9 Comments
Steve Tingle
Having been myopic all my life I was accused of reading too much, or under the blankets with a torch, but actually when first diagnosed the optician said it was inherited. In fact we have never been able to find an ancestor who needed glasses from an early age - the only relative we knew of was my grandfather and he was long sighted. I have since claimed it is because of my massive brain which didn't allow enough room for my eyes to focus properly!
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Dec 31, 2020 6:53PM
Gail Cusack
Scald - to burn the skin with hot liquid. Scold - to reprimand
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Jul 8, 2023 6:44PM
Betty Wiendels
Lynne Cage, When my daughter Tanya was one yr old in 1980, by accident, my sister Maria spilled a pot of boiling water filled with potatoes onto Tanya's arm. So our family and I rushed her to the hospital, where she received a special cream and a dressing around her arm. We had to return her there for a change of dressing every evening for about one week. No scarring @ all!
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Nov 1, 2022 4:44PM
Bob Fowler
I have a Sense that tells me when I'm in trouble with the Wife. 😂🤣
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Oct 12, 2022 10:03AM
Sean Case
All fascinating facts! Being one who follows The Way , The Truth and The Life my trust is in The Living God & the facts that He makes known to me!
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Jan 26, 2022 5:06PM
Diana Roll
Steve Tingle, Ha, ha…I love it😂!
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Jan 9, 2022 4:48PM
Sean Philips
Rudy Datoc, another myth. Flour should not be used to treat burns as it will not help cool the burn and may cause additional pain, lead to an increased risk of infection and make it more difficult for a medical professional to assess and treat the wound.
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Mar 17, 2021 10:51PM
Leticia Olsen
👍🏼Yes run cold water to burn or scold. Yellowish colour teeth is healthy because of the enamel on teeth. Cut tip of hair regularly to avoid split ends.Some people can read your palms and sometimes astonished me.
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Feb 26, 2021 5:46PM
Rudy Datoc
Pour cover with flour on skin burn helps
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Jan 9, 2021 2:40AM

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