Health and Safety
By Jeff Wolfe and Jennifer Larson
Dozens of other old wives’ tales get passed along every summer. Some are just plain silly, but others may actually be dangerous. See how many of these myths you’ve bought into, and why they’re not true.
Is It Safe to Swim After You Eat?
What’s More Safe? Fireworks or Sparklers?
Does Garlic Repel Mosquitoes?
Is Poison Ivy Contagious?
Is It Safe to Leave Kids in the Car?
Is It Dangerous to Drink From the Garden Hose?
Do Clouds Protect From Sunburn?
This article was originally published as
Top Summer Safety Myths, Busted! on SpryLiving.com.