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How a Drinkable Book Could Help Solve Our Clean Water Issues

How a Drinkable Book Could Help Solve Our Clean Water Issues

It looks like a coffee table book — and you can read it like a coffee table book. But the newly-released Drinkable Book is making headlines for another reason: it…

Studies Show One Third of Americans Do Not Receive Adequate Dental Care

Studies Show One Third of Americans Do Not Receive Adequate Dental Care

Dentists recommend brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and visiting the dentist at least twice a year for cleaning to prevent tooth decay, tooth loss, and periodontal disease. While these…

Facebook Adds Fitness-Tracking App ‘Moves’ to Its Growing Repertoire

Facebook Adds Fitness-Tracking App ‘Moves’ to Its Growing Repertoire

Facebook purchased another company — this time tapping into the increasingly lucrative health technology market — on Thursday. The internet giant now owns ProtoGeo Oy, a Finnish company responsible for the creation…

Early Childhood Oral Health Linked to Decreased Disease and Illlness

Early Childhood Oral Health Linked to Decreased Disease and Illlness

There is little doubt that following dentist recommendations — brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and visiting a dentist for deep cleaning twice a year — will keep teeth healthy,…

Popular Cleaning Wipes Used by Millions of People Contain Allergy Causing Preservative

Popular Cleaning Wipes Used by Millions of People Contain Allergy Causing Preservative

According to WGME, doctors have discovered that several popular cleaning wipes could be causing allergic reactions owing to a new preservative. Known as methylisothiazolinone, or MI, the preservative is found…

University Student Raps about Dental Hygiene

University Student Raps about Dental Hygiene

In the near-complete silence of a study hall at the University of North Georgia, one student made dental hygiene go viral with a YouTube video rap composed to the tune…

Conservation Efforts Abound but Water Quality Declining in Mississippi River Basin, Says Scientists

Conservation Efforts Abound but Water Quality Declining in Mississippi River Basin, Says Scientists

Despite decades of conservation efforts, water quality in the huge Mississippi River Basin is on the decline. According to U.S. federal scientists, the combined impact of urban and agricultural infrastructures…

Electronic Implant Allows Four Paralyzed Men to Move Their Legs Once Again

Electronic Implant Allows Four Paralyzed Men to Move Their Legs Once Again

Thanks to scientists and researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, four paralyzed men can now use their legs again. It’s all because of an electrical simulator implanted under…

New Study Demonstrates Stress Lowers Couples’ Ability to Conceive

New Study Demonstrates Stress Lowers Couples’ Ability to Conceive

More American couples report difficulties conceiving. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that at least 1.5 million women were infertile from 2006 to 2010. Although…

Finding Out the Cost of Your Dental Care Can Be Like Pulling Teeth

Finding Out the Cost of Your Dental Care Can Be Like Pulling Teeth

What is the cost of a great smile? It can be surprisingly difficult to find out. Last year, the research firm Empirica found that the second most-cited reason for skipping…