Richard Besser's Book Brings a Healthy Dose of Truth


"Every day I get to look at the most important health issues facing Americans and try to bring them to our audiences," he said of reporting for ABC News. "What a privilege!"

So should you wash prewashed lettuce? The answer is no: Washing it can actually contaminate it with bacteria from your kitchen. And no, eating eggs will not give you high cholesterol – as long as you keep it to one a day. And no, antibacterial soap is no better than ordinary soap, so you might as well avoid the harsh chemicals.

For more answers, check out "Tell Me the Truth, Doctor," available today Barnes & Noble, Amazon or your local independent bookseller.

"Tell Me the Truth, Doctor" is published by Hyperion, which is owned by ABC's parent company, Disney.

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