The college professor who starts getting lost on his way home. The grandfather who finally finds his keys – in the refrigerator. The wonderful cook who thinks her oven is broken because it "won't go to 600°." The life-long friend who no longer remembers your name.
Whether through misinformation, too much information, or just not understanding what we can – and should – believe, we can all be guilty of denying some basic truths about our health. Separating truth from fiction is the first step in moving away from that denial.