- Want to damage your teeth? Here’s how!
- On the other hand, opening beer bottles with his teeth was not the cause of George Washington’s famous dental woes. (His dentures weren’t made out of wood either.)
- More about the bad old days of dentistry.
- Yes, teeth are made for tearing and chewing food. But what to eat? Care2 Healthy Living gives 15 reasons to opt for organic.
- Too expensive? Read how one family manages to stay a “foodie family” on food stamps.
- Ten more tips for eating well on a budget.
- Tip 11: eat less meat.
- Or if you’re ambitious, raise your own food. This Vallejo couple did – even while holding full-time jobs. “You just have to make the right priorities,” said one.
- In the quest to get kids eating better, school lunch programs evolve.
- And evolve.
- But “healthy” means nothing if the kids don’t eat it. Dina Rose offers some tips to make it more likely they will .
- By the way, the war on fat? It could be making us sicker.
- There are foods, and then there are food products – manufactured edibles, plenty of them tarted up with supplements and marketed almost as drugs. The point is profit.
- Breakfast cereals often resemble nothing that occurs in nature. Here’s how they get that way (and why you should care).
- What goes in must come out. Here’s the scoop on poop.
- Cell phones. Wifi. Laptops. Electronic gadgets and gizmos galore. What’s the long-term biological effect of all the extra electromagnetic energy we’re exposed to daily? No one yet knows for sure, butelectrosensitivity is a growing concern.
- A teenager wondered what chemical residues might be found in dry cleaned clothes, and her science fair project led to a paper in a peer-reviewed journal. It showed that PCE – a carcinogenic and neurotoxic solvent – lingers and accumulates, especially in wool.
- Do extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence? Not exactly, argues evolutionary psychologist Satoshi Kanazawa.
- What do recent acupuncture studies have to say?
- A series of articles at New Scientist looks at some ways in which mind affects matter.
- Mind and body are connected, of course. Did you know some physical ailments manifest mental symptoms easily mistaken for psychological distress?
- According to Dr. John P.A. Ioannidis of Stanford University’s Prevention Research Center, almost everything you hear about medicine is wrong.
- However much some doctors try to medicalize it, menopause is not a disease.
- Why the recent spike in mental illness diagnoses? Marcia Angell explores the issues in a two part review of recent books on the matter.
- Yes, mental illness and psychopharmacology: It’s not just for adults anymore.
- Yes, there is such a thing as “too much medicine”.
- How do you make good medical decision for yourself? Two physicians, husband-and-wife, discuss their new book on how to decide what’s right for you.
- Here are 10 easy ways to frustrate your doctor (or dentist or other health professional).
- David M. Carter explains the link between well-being and sustainable consumption.
- What can babies teach us about being happy?Plenty.
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