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Startup Abroad: Ode to Bangalore

Eric Kauderer-Abrams | Posted 10.06.2014 | Impact
Eric Kauderer-Abrams

Catching me in a weak moment during the first few days of our trip, my friend and co-founder Morgan, who spent last year working in Bangalore, sought to console me, saying, "Mother India always provides when you need it most."

How Having a Sweet Tooth Might Save Your Life

Spencer Penn | Posted 08.26.2014 | Impact
Spencer Penn

Hold on -- does that mean I'm claiming that candy could save your life? The answer is yes. But not just any candy: a sugar-free chewing gum designed specifically to fight cavities.

'Microbial Pompeii' Discovered In Ancient Skeletons

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 02.25.2014 | Science

A "microbial Pompeii" has been found on the teeth of 1,000-year-old human skeletons. Just as volcanic ash entombed the citizens of the ancient Roman c...

Research Shows Billions Are Affected by Oral Health Conditions

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Katz

In all areas throughout the world, there is an urgent need for community knowledge and response to oral health conditions, as many of these factors affect an individual's overall health.

Go Natural to Fight Tooth Decay and Halitosis

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 11.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Katz

Just because there's no food that can fight bad breath doesn't mean that natural extracts from plants won't be able to improve your dental health.

7 Foods For Healthier Teeth

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living

We all know the basics of good oral care: brush in the morning and evening, floss each day and visit the dentist twice per year. But there are smaller...

How Dental Health Can Affect Your Whole Body

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Taking good care of your teeth is a good way to avoid toothaches, expensive trips to the dentist and tooth loss in old age. But there is another reason to practice good oral health: It can affect the health of your whole body.

The Chemical Marketplace Series -- Drinking It In: Is Fluoride Good for You?

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

With nearly 200 million Americans drinking fluoridated tap water these days, is it time to ask ourselves, do we really need the fluoridation?

Katie Knows Best: Let Suri Have Her Bottle

Tatiana Boncompagni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tatiana Boncompagni

My daughter is 22 months old, nearly two, and she still gets her milk bottle -- just like Suri Cruise, the oft-photographed daughter of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. Does that make me a bad mother? According to the celebrity weeklies, yes.