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Busting Four Common Allergy Myths

Nearly everybody has allergies, and they seem to come with a whole crop of allergy myths, too. In this article, we’ll take a look at a few common ones, and bust each with a quick shot of truth.

Most of us think we know a lot about allergies, but a good portion of the “facts” we know are, in fact, allergy myths. For example: about a third of us believe we have food allergies, but true food allergies are limited to about two percent of the population. The top culprits? Nuts, soy, dairy, fish, shellfish, wheat, and eggs.

The truth is, most food-related illnesses that we mistake for allergies are caused by food poisoning and other factors. Similarly, many of us have other beliefs about allergies that could benefit from the cold light of reality. So step right up with that myth: is it folklore, or is it science?

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The Four Top iPod Myths – Mythbusters Breaks Them Down

Protect your music: don’t fall for these iPod myths!

You don’t think of iPod myths as a big worry, but with any successful product comes angry competitors. Apple trumped the world when it produced the most successful mp3 player available, and ever since, competitors have searched diligently for flaws in Apple’s sleek design. Of course, no product is perfect, and the iPod is no exception. Still, it’s important to know the truth before you fall for myths created to keep you from buying an iPod!

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