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8 Holiday Health Myths

Are poinsettias really toxic? Here's the truth about holiday “facts.”

By Bob Barnett and

(This article previously appeared on

The holiday season is a time of myth. There’s one about a big guy in a red suit who can travel faster than the speed of light to deliver millions of gifts down narrow chimneys in a few dark, cold hours. Ok, that one’s true, especially if the grandkids are reading this over your shoulder.


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