Tag Archives: Myths

World Contraception Day 2020 Myths and Facts: From Hormonal Contraceptives to Birth Control Here’s What You Should Know

Every year World Contraception Day is observed on September 26 to spread awareness about different methods of contraception and birth control.  Every year worldwide campaigns take place with a  vision where every pregnancy is wanted. However, still, in a lot of places around the world, methods of contraception, birth control and sexual health is a… Read More »

10 common myths about tinnitus

If you are one of the millions of people in the world that has tinnitus, you know it can impact everything from your work to your family and social life. That constant ringing in the ears can also lead to stress and depression.  Tinnitus is the perception of sound when no actual sound is present.… Read More »

Myths and facts about penis captivus

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10 Drowning Myths Everyone Still Believes

Everyday Wellness Learn how to prevent, spot, and rescue a swimmer in trouble. Drowning doesn’t need to happen Jag_cz/Shutterstock Every year, there are 3,536 deaths caused by unintentional drowning in the United States, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). You can prevent drowning deaths by taking swim lessons (no matter your… Read More »

Food myths and what happens when the industry pays for nutrition studies – San Francisco Chronicle

When you grab a bag of Barkthins, a product billed as “snacking chocolate” that is made of slivers of pretzels or nuts in a light coating of dark chocolate, you won’t see anything about health on the label. The U.S. government won’t allow it, but the nutrition claim is no longer necessary. Among consumers, dark… Read More »