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12 Flu “Myths” That Are Actually True

Health The flu can survive longer on door handles than you realize, sneeze droplets can fly, and some folks actually need two flu shots. Get the facts. True: The flu virus can live awhile on surfaces Maxal Tamor/Shutterstock If you think living organisms like viruses and bacteria die quickly when they’re not infecting you, think… Read More »

5 menstruation myths you must leave behind

Approximately half of the world’s population experiences, will experience, or has experienced menstruation, and yet myths about this biological process still abound. In this Spotlight feature, we debunk some of the most widespread menstruation misconceptions. In this Spotlight feature, we debunk some widespread myths surrounding menstruation. As of 2017, the world’s population numbers 7.53 billion… Read More »