The old wives of the world have been telling their tales for years without consequence, but this year we confronted their misinformation in our weekly debunking of common health myths. Does wearing a hat really cause baldness? Does cracking your knuckles actually lead to arthritis? Can you ever catch up on missed sleep? Some of the answers may surprise you. Click through to get to the bottom of this year's top 15 health myths.
The Top 15 Health Myths
Does Meditating Help Your Brain?
Chances are, meditating and chanting are not on your list of ways to de-stress. You're not alone. Well, it turns out meditating for mere minutes may do more than just clear your head: It could be the quickest and most effective way to protect your body from the deadly damages caused by stress.