• Medical Myths

Everyone has heard them before. It may have been your grandmother, an uncle or one of the kids on your block. They are medical myths, beliefs that for one reason or another have been trusted for years. Some are actually based on fact but most are simply misunderstood concepts about health and the body.

Our UAMS mythbusters have investigated the truth behind some of the more popular myths. Use the links below to learn the real deal about these medical myths.

Got a question about a medical myth? E-mail us for answers. medicalmyths@uams.edu