We are all aware that health myths are prevalent throughout our communities and are easily spread by social media and word of mouth.

Unfortunately, these incorrect messages, which are too often deliberately transmitted, can result in poor health choices that lead to unnecessary misery, suffering and even premature death. This section is devoted to bringing these myths to the public’s attention, with accompanying facts from credible experts, so that you will not be mislead by the purveyors of misinformation who seek to do you harm.