Diseases, conditions, and disorders are any health related issues that affect an organism.


Reading in Dim Light is Bad For Your Eyes Myth

Reading in dim light isn’t bad for your eyes. Be it a book or electronic device, reading in dim light will not damage the eyesight of a healthy adult (although it may cause temporary strain).

Squinting Helps Vision Fact

Squinting helps to improve vision, at least temporarily, by allowing less light into the retina allowing us to focus our eyesight more easily.

Fluoride is Bad For You Myth

Fluoride is a name for several fluorine compounds. Fluoride is good for oral hygiene in small doses, but extremely dangerous and toxic in large doses.

Gluten Disorders are Real Fact

Science-wise there is no “gluten allergy”, but gluten related disorders like celiac disease, wheat allergies, and non-celiac gluten sensitivity are real.

There are Different Blood Types Fact

There are four general blood types (A, B, AB, and O), each can be Rh ‘+’ or ‘-‘. Blood types differ by antigens on the surface of red blood cells.

Free Radicals are Harmful Fact

Free radicals are atoms, molecules, or ions missing electrons. When antioxidants are unavailable, free radicals can damage cells in an effort to “balance” electrons through oxidation.

Sleeping on a Problem Helps You Solve it Fact

Sleeping on a problem works. Studies show a positive correlation between sleep and cognitive function. Contemplating a problem and then “sleeping on it” can result in better problem solving

Feed a Cold, Starve a Fever Myth

The old saying “feed a cold, starve a fever” has truth to it, but generally you should feed a cold and a fever and starve neither.