| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:12 AM
What kid doesn’t like to trash talk — especially boys? It must be in the genes because I definitely don’t walk around the house saying stuff to my son like, “I’m so much better at brushing my teeth then you are.” (Even...
| Jun 22, 2012
In Virginia, fewer than half the population has dental insurance. Now Delta Dental of Virginia has launched a foundation to improve access to dental care and consequently to improve the health of the state's residents. It has seeded the Delta Dental of...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 7:57 AM
A $650,000 grant will pave the way for a new health center in Evanston that will target low-income patients, officials said today.
TheU.S. Department of Health and Human Servicesgrant will allow the city to create a “federally qualified health...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation Tuesday enacting the states 2013 budget.
Gov. Snyder is several months ahead of the fall deadline. Last year, he also signed the budget well in advance of the deadline.
According to the news release, the...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Wichita City Council members have yet to see a proposal on fluoridation, but they’re hearing plenty of opinions. “It seems to be very polarizing,” says council member Pete Meitzner.
Meitzner says he’s receiving calls and e-...
| Jul 10, 2012
Creator of "Luca Lashes" series of eBooks and apps
Tips to help your child turn "fear of firsts" into fun
Introduce children to water at the earliest age possible, most...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Dr. Stephen L. Godwin and his staff are celebrating a major milestone - his 10th anniversary at Bel Air Orthodontics.
Much has changed in the field of orthodontics over the last decade, from new orthodontic products and techniques to the ever changing...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Pop quiz: How often should you floss?
If you think twice a week sounds about right, you're like most Americans surveyed in the American Dental Association's first oral health quiz. And you'd be wrong, as they were, about that and many other dental...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 7:22 PM
As October nears, it's sweet treat season. Sixty percent of Americans are confused by food labels. But eating healthy doesn't have to be tricky. Follow a few tips and you'll treat yourself to a better diet.
Vicki Shanta Retelny, registered dietician:...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:17 AM
The 2012 INshape Indiana Black & Minority Health Fair kicks off Thursday afternoon with dozens of exhibits at its disposal.
More than $1,000 worth of free health screenings will be available during the event’s four days, including tests for blood...
| Jul 24, 2012
Early Warning Signs your Parent/Grandparent Isn’t Getting Enough Nutrition:
They experience fatigue, forgetfulness, dizziness, depression, a lack of zest for life, and constipation. These symptoms may be dismissed as age-related...