Air Date: Friday, June 23, 2006
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: "N/A"
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�20/20��s popular myth series gets personal as the show focuses on the human body, inside and out. Two renowned physicians and authors of the book You: The Owner�s Manual set the record straight about our bodies from the brain and memory to skin and sun, from heartburn and cancer to superfit and superhealthy. During the program, �20/20� viewers are invited to test their �body IQ� by logging on their computers and answering true or false to some of the many myths explored. Results will be tallied and presented during the broadcast (results will be updated for the West coast). Viewers can log on now to answer the first myth: Memory loss is inevitable as you get older. �Our Bodies: Myths, Lies and Straight Talk� airs on �20/20� FRIDAY, JUNE 23 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

�20/20� anchors and correspondents count down the following myths:

Myth no. 10: Memory loss is inevitable as you get older. (Elizabeth Vargas)

Myth no. 9: Slow metabolism makes you fatter. (Deborah Roberts)

Myth no. 8: Heartburn leads to cancer. (Don Dahler)

Myth no. 7: Men can drink more alcohol than women. (JuJu Chang)

Myth no. 6: Smoking marijuana gives people the munchies and makes them pig out. (John Stossel)

Myth no. 5: A high SPF gives you full sun protection. (Lynn Sherr)

Myth no. 4: Nothing will age you faster than the sun. (JuJu Chang)

Myth no. 3: Exercise � superfit equals superhealthy. (John Stossel)

Myth no. 2: When it comes to your heart, the only thing you need worry about is cholesterol. (Lynn Sherr)

Myth no. 1: There is a wrong way to breathe. (Dr. Tim Johnson)

Plus, Lynn Sherr reports on the following bonus myths:

Drinking water is really good for your skin.

Popping pimples is a no-no.

�20/20� is anchored by Elizabeth Vargas and John Stossel. David Sloan is the executive producer.

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