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Weekend Best Bets: KIN, Kids and Kamasi

<i>KIN</i> – Through August 15 – A solo show from Durham-based artist Heather Gordon, includes large paintings and a site-specific installation on the floor …

Kids' Dental Health: Making Little Teeth a Big Deal

It seems par for the course that new parents interview pediatricians often many months in advance of our little ones arriving. And those wellness check-ups in the first couple years are celebratory events – with calls to grandparents shortly after reporting on all the details like weight, height, …

Parenting

Research on Link Between Tooth Decay And Hair Disorders Could Help Improve Dental Treatments

A new study presented at the International Association for Dental Research’s (IADR) 93rd General Session and Exhibition demonstrates the link between …

5 dental myths that may be hurting your health

Research shows that your teeth can speak volumes about your overall health, so it’s important to be informed when it comes to taking care of your mouth.<p>Dr. Manny Alvarez, senior managing health editor for FoxNews.com, recently sat down with Dr. Gerry Curatola, founder of Rejuvenation Dentistry in …

Breastfeeding Could Improve Your Baby's Dental Health

Breastfeeding baby doesn't just save you money on formula, it could also prevent you from having to pay for expensive orthodontics in the future.<p>Researchers at the University of Adelaide, in Australia, found that babies who exclusively breastfeed are less likely to develop dental conditions like …

Pregnancy

Dental hygiene important for whole body, not just your smile

Dental cavities and tooth decay is one of the most common medical conditions experienced by Americans and the single most common disease of childhood.<p>According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than19 percent of children have untreated cavities and approximately 41 …

Poor Oral Health Could Raise Oral HPV Risk

Poor oral hygiene may have detrimental health effects beyond cavities and gum disease -- a new study links it with an increased risk of oral human papillomavirus (HPV).<p>The new research, published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, shows that poor oral health is associated with a 56 percent …

Oral care in elderly 'deserves significant attention,' study finds

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Advancements in dentistry make it more likely that older adults will keep their teeth longer, which means ongoing oral health care is essential, a new study says. Unfortunately, it's not unusual for the frail and elderly to have poor oral hygiene.<p>"Although during recent years …

Health Care

Mouthwash beneficial for oral health, but not essential, experts say

People gargle mouthwash thinking it will get rid of bad breath, but that is the minty liquid’s least effective function.<p>Dentists say mouthwash and other rinses can be beneficial to overall oral health and an important part of daily oral hygiene routines but aren't essential.<p>Mouthwashes can be …

Dentistry

Study: Poor Oral Hygiene Habits May Increase Hypertension Risk

CHICAGO, IL, Jul 28, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- In a recent study, Korean researchers have found that poor oral hygiene habits may lead to …

High Blood Pressure
Oral Hygiene

Oral hygiene: 11 ways you could be ruining your teeth

1. Sugar-free beverages<p>You've probably heard that sugar-free beverages aren't always the healthier choice. For one, downing the fake stuff can …

Dentistry
Green Buildings

First step on allergies: Clean up the indoor atmosphere

Allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever, is the fifth most common disease in the U.S. "'Hayfever' is a term I think most people use for seasonal pollen allergies (tree, grass, weed pollen)," said Dr. Sandra Y. Lin, associate professor, Department of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery, at …

Three ways in which the business case for green building design is moving on

The case for sustainable building design used to be based on two straightforward principles. The first was that buildings had to offer up some …

New Devices for Indoor Air Quality May Provide a Catalyst for Residential Efficiency

Until recently, homeowners had no way to measure their indoor air quality (IAQ) or understand the possible health effects from it. If they can't …

Smart Homes

Assessing the Potential Impact of Global Warming on Indoor Air Quality and Human Health in Two US Cities: Boston, MA and Atlanta, GA | Research Project Database | Grantee Research Project | ORD

Project Research Results<p>2017<br>• 2016 Progress Report<br>• 2015 Progress Report<p>2 publications for this project <br>1 journal articles for this project<p>Related …

Forex

The 10 Best Houseplants to Improve Indoor Air Quality [infographic]

<b>Your infographic guide on the 10 best houseplants to improve indoor air quality.</b> According to studies by NASA, certain houseplants filter out harmful …

Plants
Home Improvement

5 Simple Ways to Create a Healthier Household as a Working Mom

Working from home means that I spend a whole lot of time in this house, I suppose, it's a great thing that I love my home so much.<p>It's not the large two story home that I dreamt of, on the contrary, there is very little about my current home, that resembles my dream home, and yet I love this house …

Motherhood