Tag Archives: Myth

What is best for eczema patients: Water or bleach bath? New study clears the myth

If you are suffering from eczema, don’t ignore this. When it comes to treating eczema, there’s no difference in the effectiveness of a bleach bath compared to regular water baths, suggests a study. In addition, the Northwestern Medicine study sound that bleach baths can cause stinging and burning of skin, and occasionally even trigger asthma flare-ups in patients. “I don’t ... Read More »

Trump’s devastating new travel ban is built on a harmful myth

Illustration by Ellie Foreman-Peck Donald Trump will brook no opposition to his revised executive order on refugees and immigrants, which includes a four-month ban on refugee resettlement while the administration analyses the vetting system. But as a policy, it is cruel and counterproductive, stranding some of the most vulnerable and most vetted people in the world. The fact that implementation ... Read More »

Apple’s Federighi Busts Myth That Quitting iOS Apps Improves Battery Life

You can’t help but notice new iPhone users, especially the ones who have moved from Android, obsessively try to kill apps on their smartphone. Many believe that doing this improves battery life. That’s not the case, as has been pointed out by many in the past few years. But if you needed an official word to convince your heart, Apple’s ... Read More »