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# Mythbusting

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Here's what those ads about ovulation cycles you've been seeing on Instagram mean
Just call us The Mythbusters.
Sorry folks - scientists say there's NO CURE for a hangover
The author of the study has one recommendation for avoiding the dreaded hangover. (But you’re not going to like it).
Nutrition myth of the week: Sugar is bad for your health*
Dr. Richelle Flanagan explains why not all sugar is bad for your health.
How many of these nutrition myths do you still believe?
Four plates of pasta won’t always help you..
We've debunked Irish schools rugby's greatest mystery - Why don't Roscrea play in Munster?
The school is one win away from their first ever Leinster Schools Senior Cup triumph.
Book claims conventional pregnancy 'wisdom' is wrong
Pregnant college professor decided to crunch the data on commonly-held perceptions about what to eat, drink and how to behave in general when carrying a baby.
The truth behind 5 old wives' tales
Sitting too close to the TV? Swallowed chewing gum? Worried chocolate causes spots? Relax – it’s not as bad as you were led to believe.
Don't believe the hype: Dalglish did not tell FSG to spend pay-off on new players
Meanwhile, Andre Villas Boas will reportedly discuss the vacant manager’s job at Anfield next week.