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Running Causes Knee Arthritis Myth

Runners are actually at a lower risk for arthritis than non-runners. Obesity and repetitive kneeling or squatting increase the risk arthritis in knees.

What is Tripping?

Tripping is slang “for having a psychedelic experience”. Tripping isn’t a drug, it is a state of mind that some psychedelic drugs let us access.

Consuming Raw Eggs is Safe Fact

Raw pasteurized eggs are safe to eat or drink, but there are slight risks of a salmonella illness, especially for the elderly, kids, and pregnant women.

Psychedelic Experiences are Illusions Myth

Studies show that psychedelic experiences (complex hallucinations often associated with LSD) aren’t “illusions” (tricks of the drug) but are rather the result of many areas of the brain communicating at once.

Medicare is Different Than Medicaid Fact

Medicare and Medicaid are both public health insurance. Medicare is primarily for 65 plus seniors. Medicaid is for low-income adults and children (CHIP). People can be dual-eligible for both.

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.