Ever been told that reading in bad light will damage your eyes? Or have you ever noticed that mosquitoes seem to attack some people more than others? Or perhaps you would just really like to know why on earth you shouldn't shower in a thunderstorm? For the reader of an inquisitive or sceptical bent, Never Shower in a Thunderstorm lays bare the truth behind the many myths about our health and the world we live in, including: Do tall people live longer than short people? Does celery have negative calories? Why you should never go to work on Mondays? Is chocolate really an aphrodisiac? Covering all aspects of health and human nature, including DNA, sex, exercise, food, the environment, germs, medicine, stress, and general wellbeing, Never Shower in a Thunderstorm is a fascinating look at the truth behind the myths.