13 Jun '11, 12am

5 Summer Health Myths | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: Don't buy into these long-running but bogus claims.Care2 H...

5 Summer Health Myths | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: Don't buy into these long-running but bogus claims.Care2 H...

Don’t buy into these long-running but bogus claims. By Brittany Risher You probably already know that going for a swim within 30 minutes of chowing down on a sandwich isn’t going to cause you to cramp up and sink helplessly to the bottom of the pool. But there’s plenty more lame summertime advice that you might still believe. We set the record straight. MYTH: Peeing on a jellyfish sting will ease the pain. Though it may sound convenient–if also totally gross!–urine hasn’t been proven to curb the hurt. What has: vinegar . “Its acidity is believed to inactivate the stingers and diminish the pain,” says Stanford University School of Medicine emergency-medicine doctor Paul Auerbach, M.D., author of Medicine for the Outdoors. Soak a paper towel in household white vinegar and hold it on the wound for about 30 minutes. Afterward, use an OTC hydrocortisone cream to quell any itchi...

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