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Post Seven Medical Myths Even Doctors Believe

The British Medical Journal exposes seven medical myths that even Doctors continue to believe, but are not backed with evidence to support them.

- You need eight glasses of water a day to stay healthy
- Reading in dim light ruins your eyesight
- Shaving makes hair grow back faster or coarser
- Eating turkey makes you drowsy
- We use only 10 percent of our brains
- Hair and fingernails continue to grow after death
- Cell phones are dangerous in hospitals
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