Don't Swallow Your Gum : And Other Medical Myths Debunked
Men with big feet have big penisesYou should drink at least eight glasses of water a daySugar makes kids hyperEating at night makes you fatChewing gum stays in your stomach for seven yearsYou lose 40% of your body heat through your headEvery day, you hear or think things about your body and health that are just not true. Maybe you saw them on TV, read them in magazines or heard them from friends (or even a doctor). This book is for anyone who has wondered about the truth behind these myths.Funny, wacky and full of fascinating facts, Don't Swallow Your Gum explains why so many of those weird and worrisome things we think about our bodies are mistaken.
- Paperback | 240 pages
- 129 x 198 x 15mm | 163g
- 05 Nov 2009
- Penguin Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
About Aaron E. Carroll
Dr Aaron Carroll and Dr Rachel Vreeman are both medical doctors and academics, specializing in children's health-care research.