The Oral-Systemic Connection, & Other News of Note

Can Poor Dental Health Lead to Pneumonia? (Dental Education Blog) Yale University says so. The oral systemic health study, presented this past October at the Infectious Diseases Society of America annual meeting in Boston, was headed by Dr. Samit Joshi of Yale University School of Medicine. Researchers found changes in bacteria in the mouth preceded […]

On That Big Rock Candy Mountain…

Can you spot the problem with this headline?:     Licorice root is not synonymous with licorice flavored candies or sweets. While some brands may contain licorice root extract, others use artificial flavors. Pick up a package of Good & Plenty, and you’ll get a very small dose of licorice root. Pick up a package […]