Category Archives: Health

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Are Good Teeth Inherited?

Many aspects of your overall health are given to you before you take your first breath. There are various aspects of your general health, physical shape and condition, and potential future concerns that are determined ahead of time. From the amount of hair on your head to the types of medical concerns you may have, […]


5 Tips to Help You Sleep!

1. Maintain a sleep schedule Many of us work odd hours or try to multitask by staying up late to finish projects. This negatively impacts your body’s natural rhythm, the result being a failed sleep pattern. The solution is to set a regular time to go to sleep and wake up and, crucially, to maintain the same schedule on […]


The Great Toothpaste Controversy

There’s somewhat of a controversy stirring in the dental world. It has to do with toothpaste and it’s an issue that has divided dentists. Right now, there is still no consensus. What’s the issue at stake? The tiny beads found in many popular toothpastes, most notably Crest. Toothpaste Controversy: Polyethylene Beads Polyethylene plastic beads became […]


The Ice Bucket Challenge

It’s everywhere. In the news, in Tweets, in feeds, on Facebook, trending everywhere. It’s the #IceBucketChallenge, or the Ice Bucket Challenge. The concept is simple: when an individual is challenged, they have 24 hours either to donate $100 to research for ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (a.k.a. Lou Gehrig’s Disease) OR get ice water dumped on […]


Need to Relax in 5 Minutes?

Stress is awful. Anxiety can be terrible—especially when there is no understandable, external cause for it. Seeking ways to counter these malevolent forces has been a human activity since the beginning of time. The Ancient Greeks recognized moods and were acutely aware of feelings of depression, stress and anxiety. Like modern scientists, they too had […]