Can Bust These 12 Myths?

Some of these recognized everyday myths are true! Some are myths you might believe. Can you tell the difference?
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Peanut butter will remove chewing gum.
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If you have a long and difficult labor, there's a good chance that it's a boy.
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Swallowed gum will take seven years to digest.
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A full moon can cause strange behavior.
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Sugar can cause hyperactivity.
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Eating too much chocolate may trigger or aggravate acne.
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You are more likely to catch a cold if you go out with wet hair.
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Eating certain foods before bed can affect your dreams.
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Eating fish is good for the brain.
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Without a hat, you can lose up to 45% of your body heat through your head in winter.
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Excessive heartburn during pregnancy is a sign that your baby will have a lot of hair.
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Sitting too close to the television can harm your eyesight.
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You are not quite sure what you can believe. So many facts sound like myths and myths sound like facts. Worse yet, what was a proven myth a few years ago is now accepted as fact. It's hard to keep up. Stay uncertain, and look things up to know for sure before you act on any assumptions.

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When myths sound like facts and vice versa, and we are learning new things all the time, it can be hard to stay on top of the things that have been proven true or false. You got a few of them right though, so you are catching up.

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You really know the difference between facts and myths, even some of the ones that have been proven one way, then proven the other. It can be hard to differentiate old wive's tales from old wive's tales that happen to be true. Good job spotting the myths and the facts.

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1
Peanut butter will remove chewing gum.
Fact
Myth
2
If you have a long and difficult labor, there's a good chance that it's a boy.
Fact
Myth
3
Swallowed gum will take seven years to digest.
Fact
Myth
4
A full moon can cause strange behavior.
Fact
Myth
5
Sugar can cause hyperactivity.
Fact
Myth
6
Eating too much chocolate may trigger or aggravate acne.
Fact
Myth
7
You are more likely to catch a cold if you go out with wet hair.
Fact
Myth
8
Eating certain foods before bed can affect your dreams.
Fact
Myth
9
Eating fish is good for the brain.
Fact
Myth
10
Without a hat, you can lose up to 45% of your body heat through your head in winter.
Fact
Myth
11
Excessive heartburn during pregnancy is a sign that your baby will have a lot of hair.
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Myth
12
Sitting too close to the television can harm your eyesight.
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Myth