Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Holiday Health Myths: Sugar, Suicides, and Cold-Weather Clothes from

Are holiday "facts" fiction?

The holiday season is a great time for family, friends, and well, old wives’ tales: Who hasn’t been told to wear a hat because you lose the most heat from your head?

There are some real holiday health hazards (see 11 of them here). But an analysis in the British Medical Journal suggests that your mother’s—or even your doctor’s—holiday hazards often lack rock-solid evidence to back them up.

For the full article please go here.

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