10 FOOLISH HEALTH RUMORS YOU SHOULD IGNORE

Chewing gum takes seven years to pass through your digestive tract. The truth: Gum addicts can relax. Although your body can’t digest chewing gum, it doesn’t just sit in your stomach, according to Snopes.com. You eliminate it when you go to the bathroom just like other food you haven’t digested. 2. Plucking a gray hair causes two… Continue Reading


NEW BACTERIA LINKED TO TATTOO INFECTIONS

An investigation into skin lesions that two people developed after getting tattoos has concluded that both were infected with a bacteria not previously linked to the practice. The infections involved Mycobacterium haemophilum, which usually only strikes individuals whose immune system are compromised. In this instance, however, the patients, both from Seattle, developed rashing despite the fact that both… Continue Reading