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Healthcare à La Mode

Marianne C. Bohr | Posted 08.22.2016 | Travel
Marianne C. Bohr

My worst travel nightmare has materialized: a throbbing toothache in a foreign country. From experience, I'm sure it's a dead nerve and I need antibiotics tout de suite. After two days of downing pain relievers miles from a town of any size on Corsica, I know I must deal with this immediately.

When Your Teenager Is Handed A Prescription For Vicodin

Suzy Hayman DeYoung | Posted 07.21.2016 | Parents
Suzy Hayman DeYoung

According to a survey by the National Safety Council, ninety-nine percent of primary care doctors routinely prescribe potentially addictive opioid painkillers for longer than the three-day period recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

For Pain in Your Mouth... Chew on This!

Marjory Abrams | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Marjory Abrams

The power of natural medicine never ceases to amaze me. It's so simple, so inexpensive, and generally very safe.

Can Sinuses Affect Your Teeth?

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

I once had this patient who had chronic/repeated pain in his upper teeth (basically the premolars and molars on his upper right side). He had been to two different dentists, who did an exam and took X-rays, but really couldn't find anything wrong with the teeth.

Books are Good for Toothache

Alan Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alan Black

The first pages I stuffed into my tooth were from Crime and Punishment, and once they had reached a soggy end, I rammed in The Idiot. But Dostoevsky failed to dull the pain.