Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Some old wives' tales...that are truly just old wives' tales.

Most of us consider the following facts to be true but doctors are proving moms everywhere wrong....

1. Sugar makes kids hyper. 
2. Colds can be prevented with Vitamin C, echinacea, or zinc (sorry Airborne)
3. Never wake a sleepwalker
4. You need to stay awake if you have a concussion
5. You can catch poison ivy from someone who has it
6. You should wait an hour after eating before you go swimming
7. Going out in cold weather makes you sick
8. Adding cereal to a baby's diet will help him sleep longer
9. Feed a cold, starve a fever
10. Coffee stunts your growth
11. Chocolate causes acne
12. Eating carrots will improve your eyesight
13. Sucking your thumb causes buck teeth
14. Cracking knuckles causes arthritis

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