Author -aaron-carroll
Publisher - PENGUIN
Edition - 2009 
Binding - Paperback
Language - English
Pages - 221 
Condition - Used (Good Condition)

The truth behind all those weird and worrisome things you think about your body---EXPOSED!

Face it---you have more access to medical information than ever before, and yet you still believe “facts” about your body and health that are just plain wrong. Don’t Swallow Your Gum! takes on these myths and misconceptions and exposes them for what they are. Inside these pages, the following myths (and many more!) are dispelled:

You need to drink eight glasses of water a day
 Chewing gum stays in your stomach for seven years
A dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human’s

Dr. Carroll and Dr. Vreeman blend authoritative research with a breezy sense of humor, providing the ultimate myth-busting collection of more than eighty enlightening, practical, and quirky facts about your health and well-being.

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