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Mythbusters: Spoiling some popular summer health myths

We've all heard the myths. 

The myth of having to wait to swim after you eat or that eating watermelon seeds may make you sick may be just that. Myths.

Doctors say the commons myths of having to wait 30 minutes to swim after you have eaten is more of a suggestion than a hard and fast rule.

Another popular summer myth that poison ivy is contagious has also been zapped.

Poison ivy is only contagious from the oil of the plant not from other people.

As for watermelon seeds making you sick? That's a real myth.


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