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4 Things Your Mouth Can Tell You About Your Health

Health.com | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

Problems with your gums, teeth, and tongue can hint at health concerns deeper in the body, says Betty Haberkamp, DDS, a dentist at the Cleveland Clinic. Here are four oral signs you should see your doctor or your dentist.

How to Use Your Tongue Effectively to Spice Up Your Life!

Maimah Karmo | Posted 02.16.2017 | Impact
Maimah Karmo

It occurred to me how powerful words are and how much power, you and I have, to shift behavior by "choosing our words."

Oh, Snap! Slow Mo Guy Puts Tongue In Mouse Trap, Regreths It

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.09.2016 | Weird News

Daniel Gruchy of the Slow Mo Guys placed his tongue in a contraption intended to smash vermin to death -- and we couldn't be more entertained. At 2,00...

Man Strokes Alligator's Tongue In Terrifying Slow Motion Video

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.18.2015 | Weird News

A slow-motion video going viral shows a man touching an alligator's tongue with his hand in a terrifying daredevil stunt. Jason McDonald, 34, thrusts ...

Apologies and Their Complexities

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

To acknowledge imperfections, some of us have to confront our idealized image, a narcissistic view of the self that dictates we must be perfect. In this case, a mistake and the need to apologize, can be experienced as like a blemish that needs to be hidden.

Scientists Debunk Familiar Tongue-Rolling Lore

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.19.2015 | Science

Everyone knows some people can roll their tongues and some can't--and that the ability is inherited from one's parents. Right? Actually, no. It turns ...

8 Things Your Mouth Reveals About Your Health

Oprah.com | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 07.29.2015 | OWN

1. What your dentist is seeing: Or in this case, smelling. You've got funky breath. What it could mean: The most likely causes of less-than-minty-fres...

David Lohr

DUI Suspect Can't Seem To Keep Her Tongue In Her Mouth

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.07.2015 | Weird News

The tongue is an ingenious organ. It manipulates food for consumption, and conveys a range of moods and biological urges. The outstretched muscular...

6 Ways We Can Use Taste and Smell to Optimize Our Nutrition

Healthy Harlequin | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Healthy Harlequin

Though talks of tongue and smell might not be the trendiest of health news at the moment, they are no doubt the senses that are most intimately linked to our nutrition -- and therefore indispensable to our everyday journey towards better health.

8 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Your Tongue

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living

Without it, we'd struggle to eat, breathe and talk -- but how much do we really know about our tongues? Here are eight fun facts, busted myths and ...

This Is What Happens When You Give Kids Raw Cow Tongue

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.06.2014 | Taste

'Smells like death.'

Your Tongue Just May Have A Sixth Sense

| Ian Randall | Posted 06.10.2014 | Science

The human tongue may have a sixth sense—and no, it doesn’t have anything to do with seeing ghosts. Researchers have found that in addition to reco...

Why Do You Keep Doing This??

Oliver Noble | Posted 12.09.2013 | Comedy

Ever since the classic “A Christmas Story” scene, people have wondered if it is really possible to freeze your tongue to a pole by licking it. ...

The Day Peanut Butter Attacked Back

Gregg McBride | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

I probably don't have to tell you that confessing to the dermatologist what had happened was rather embarrassing. She looked at me completely perplexed and said (point blank), "You can't lick knives." This is when I earnestly reminded her, "You don't understand. There was still peanut butter on it."

Seeing By Your Tongue

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 05.29.2013 | Technology
Gini Graham Scott

The tongue is very sensitive as well as muscular, packed with both taste buds and nerves. But it not only enables us to eat and talk -- computer engineers feel it can do so much more, including enabling us to see, with a little help from technology.

Teen Lengthens Tongue To Speak Korean

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 10.12.2011 | Weird News

Learning to speak a foreign language requires painstaking practice, and if that doesn't work, it might be time to for minor, yet painful oral surgery....

Brain Port Device Lets Blind Soldier 'See' With His Tongue (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*See video below.* British soldier Lance-Corporal Craig Lundberg lost his eyesight in a rocket-launched grenade attack while serving in Iraq in 200...