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Is Mary Jane Bad for Your Health?

Medical Discovery News | Posted 12.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Medical Discovery News

By Drs. David Niesel and Norbert Herzog The recent election was also a referendum on the medical and yes, recreational use of marijuana. Voters in N...

Did You Know Most Dogs and Cats Over Age 3 Have Dental Disease?

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 01.14.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

With the right diet, recreational chew toys and regular home dental care, you may be able to reduce the frequency of professional cleanings for your pet. Dental work can be expensive, and as with any medical procedure, it carries inherent risks.

Birth Control Pills May Cause Bad Breath -- And Worse

Caroline Beaton | Posted 11.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Caroline Beaton

Former president of the American Association for Dental Research, Dr. Robert Genco, calls periodontal disease -- an advanced form of gum disease that affects half of Americans -- a public health concern. "[It] is one of the most prevalent non-communicable chronic diseases in our population."

Not Going to the Dentist Is Not an Option

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Ashley Wren Collins

Regular dental check-ups tend to fall off the to do list of many an adult. But good dental health is not only about the whiteness of your smile, the pink of your gums and the freshness of your breath, but also about your overall health.

6 Facts About Aging Everyone Should Know -- But Doesn't

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.22.2014 | Fifty

Aging, they say, isn't for the weak. Here are some aging facts that we all should know and in many cases, don't: Sometimes, you will get floaters. ...

9 Dental Issues You Share With Your Cats and Dogs

Amy D. Shojai, CABC | Posted 05.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy D. Shojai, CABC

Pet tooth problems can be surprisingly similar to their owners' dental issues. Here are common dental issues you share with your cats and dogs, as well as ways to avoid them.

Dog Dental: 8 Reasons to Take Care of your Dog’s Teeth

Posted 02.06.2012 | Healthy Living

In spite of what you may have heard, it's never too late for an old dog to learn new tricks--especially if it's proper oral care. Whether your pooch ...

Bad Breath -- More Than Just A Pain?

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 09.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Katz

To most of us, bad breath is an annoyance at most. However, there are some instances where bad breath is more than just something to be mindful of.

Why Oral Health Leads to Overall Health

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 09.04.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Important clues to your overall health can be found in the details of your teeth, gums, and even tongue, which is why putting off that next visit to the dentist can be costly not only to your wallet, but also to your heart and other vital organs.