Video: Rotten Teeth

Posted on Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

Not for the squeamish but great persuasion for taking care of your teeth…  

Now It’s Kids and Cholesterol while We Miss the Big Picture

Posted on Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

So the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has revised its position on children and cholesterol. Now they say that children as young as two should be screened for cholesterol if they are at risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD). The AAP also lowered the age at which they indicate statins – from 10 to 8 […]

What’s So Integrated in Integrated Dentistry?

Posted on Monday, July 7th, 2008

We describe our office as one that practices “integrated, biological dentistry.” But what does it mean, exactly, when a practitioner uses those adjectives? Broadly speaking, biological dentistry considers the teeth, jaws and oral tissues in their physical and energetic relationships with the rest of the body. More, it acknowledges that we are each an infinitely […]

Stat!: So Much Spent on Health Care, and What Do We Get?

Posted on Monday, July 7th, 2008

Percent of GDP spent on health care in the United Kingdom: 8.7 In the US: more than 16 Life expectancy at birth in the UK: 78.7 years In the US: 78 Image by thinkpanama via Flickr Percent of income a four-member American family making $50,000 a year will pay into the US health care system […]

Quick Links: Pharma Phollies Edition

Posted on Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

Image by robotson via Flickr   Pushing Prescriptions: A Record Year for the Pharmaceutical Lobby in ’07 (Center for Public Integrity) Doctors Say Medication Is Overused in Dementia (NY Times) Drug-Resistant High Blood Pressure on the Rise (NY Times) Study: Medication Problems Cause 12% of ER Visits (Wall Street Journal Health Blog) One Drug, Many […]

NY Times Reports on Cases of Autism & Illness via Vaccination

Posted on Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

Last weekend, federal health officials convened a panel of experts to review a case in which a nine year old girl developed autism after getting a series of vaccinations. But as the New York Times recently reported, there’s an even more troubling case that’s being ignored: On Jan. 11, a 6-year-old girl from Colorado received […]

Video: Rooted – Root Canal Risks

Posted on Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

YouTube description: “A short trailer of the fully referenced one hour documentary about the dangers of Root Canal therapy and the dental professions arrogant refusal to acknowledge the published science.”

Update: Revised Plans to Spray Pesticide in NorCal

Posted on Monday, June 30th, 2008

It’s a step forward: the state of California has reversed its position on spraying for the light brown apple moth in the Bay Area. But they apparently will still spray over agricultural and undeveloped areas in the state, as well as use the chemical at ground level. The decision follows months of protests and lawsuits […]

Another Odd Dental Product

Posted on Monday, June 30th, 2008

Admittedly, when we first ran across this ad at Oddee (some PG-13 content): we couldn’t figure out what it could possibly be for. So we Googled “DDS System”: Weight loss? How? Wiring a person’s jaw shut? (It’s not out of the question.) One click later, we found out. It’s an appliance. To make your mouth […]

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