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Nail Biting

Dear Family Whisperer: We're All Nail Biters! What to Do?

Melinda Blau | Posted 07.15.2014 | Parents
Melinda Blau

When you see Hanna biting her nails, you're not just looking at your child. You're seeing your own childhood.

VIDEO: What Your Nails Say About Your Health

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.24.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

During a routine checkup, most patients expect to have their blood drawn, step on a scale, then open up and say, 'ahhh.' But one doctor suggests that ...

The 7 Grossest Things Seen Backstage At Fashion Week

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 02.13.2013 | Style

Since receiving my very first invite five years ago to go backstage at New York Fashion Week, I've learned that not all aspects of the seven-day runwa...

How To Break This Stressful Habit

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 02.06.2013 | Style

Believe us, we know it ain't easy.

8 Unhealthy Vices To Extinguish Now

Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living

By Lauren McMullen for U.S News How are those resolutions going, two weeks in? Only 300-something days left to drop 30 pounds or quit smoking or be...

Nail-Biting May Soon Be Considered OCD In New DSM

Posted 11.01.2012 | Healthy Living

Are you a nail-biter? It might be officially considered a type of obsessive compulsive disorder in the upcoming version of the Diagnostic and Stati...

Biting Your Nails, Part 2

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

I do not expect any long-term nail-biters to be pleased by being reminded (yet again) about the "bad" side of their habit. I know it's a deeply ingrained habit, and almost impossible to quit.

Mouth Health: The Dish on Biting Your Nails

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

As a dentist (a dentist with a blog, no less), I feel it's my duty to let you know the perils of nail biting, especially as it relates to your teeth and oral health.