FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | May 17, 2016
What happens when you swallow gum? (video)
WASHINGTON, May 17, 2016 — It’s a legendary piece of playground lore: If you swallow a piece of gum, it stays stuck in your stomach forever. So was your elementary-school buddy right? This week, Reactions looks at the mechanics and chemistry of digestion in order to settle the myth. Chew on the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_R6R_V9xkAo.