There’s a quick and easy way to prevent 80 percent of cavities, but most kids don’t get it, federal health officials said Tuesday.
The treatment, dental sealants, works well, but only 60 percent of kids who need sealants get them, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.Read the whole article
When Frances Jensen’s eldest son, Andrew, reached high school, he underwent a transformation. Frances’s calm, predictable child changed his hair color from brown to black and started wearing bolder clothing. It felt as if he turned into an angst-filled teenager overnight. Jensen, now the chair of the neurology department at...Read More
As a nutritionist, I’m often asked, “What should I eat before and after a workout?” The answer is not as simple as it might seem — and what works for one person doesn’t always for someone else. Whether you work up a sweat in the morning or evening, a snack before...Read More
Flies can be pretty annoying. But one international team of researchers says they could also be harmful. In a recent study, researchers found flies carry more bacteria than they expected — sometimes hundreds of species. The results support a common idea that flies might serve as powerful vectors for disease, exposing humans and...Read More