BMJ addresses six common Holiday-related medical myths

Does sugar intake cause hyperactivity in children?
Do suicides increase over the holidays?
Are poinsettias dangerously toxic?
Do people lose significant amounts of heat through their heads?
Does eating a higher fraction of your calories at night lead to weight gain?
Are there really any “cures” for a hangover?
As you may have guessed from the title of this post, Rachel C Vreeman and Aaron E Carroll, writing for the British Medical Journal, believe that the answer to all of these questions is “no.” Read the details.

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