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Natural Oral Hygiene Products for Kids’ Teeth

Learn which natural oral care products are good for your kids’ teeth. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, so it’s a good time to think about the best oral hygiene products for kids. The health of your kid’s teeth is important, even if they are going to lose those baby teeth. Some parents don’t...

Beautiful youth at risk: Cutting

Cutting or self-injury behaviors might seem ‘fringe,’ but it isn’t. Here’s what you should do if you find your teen is cutting. (For Spectrum Health Beat) Have you ever met someone who cuts himself or herself as a way to cope?Whether you knew it or not, you likely have. Cutting is one of a series self-injury...

Foodie, know thy oil

Canola, grapeseed and safflower oils are suitable for high-temperature cooking because they have a high smoke point. Olive oil and avocado oil are better for sauteing at medium heat. (For Spectrum Health Beat) Oils are one of the most widely used ingredients in cooking and are healthy alternatives to butter and margarine.All cooking oils, including olive,...

Would You Volunteer to Eat Poison for the Government?

If you were around in the early 1900s, you may have looked forward to reading about “The Poison Squad” in your morning paper. Photos of the group, dressed up in their Sunday best and seated for their evening meal, were popular across the U.S., along with articles detailing their latest experiments consuming potentially poisonous...

The EPA’s Biosolids Scam Threatens Us All

The use of sewage sludge as fertilizer for your food, renamed "biosolids" by slick industry PR firms, is a growing and under-publicized threat to human health. Sewage sludge is the residue generated during the treatment of domestic waste and contains a cocktail of hazardous substances from industry, hospitals and humans — anything that is...

Peppermint Tea May Help Relieve Headaches

Peppermint tea may be one of the most well-known and most widely consumed teas in the world, and not just because of its refreshing taste. Peppermint tea is loaded with various antioxidants and minerals, offering people a surplus of health benefits. Learn more about this tea, its history and benefits, and techniques on how...

What’s the Right Age to Test for Osteoporosis?

Share on: FRIDAY, Feb. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Osteoporosis is a threat to many women, especially after menopause. But the lead up to weak, brittle bones can start much earlier in life. READ: I Have Postmenopausal Osteoporosis When bone density drops but isn't yet at the level of osteoporosis, it's called osteopenia. Osteopenia affects more...

Apple’s health strategy: Democratizing health information

It’s fair to say that Apple isn’t just dipping its toe into healthcare anymore. This past year the company announced its first two FDA clearances including a De Novo clearance for a built-in Apple Watch ECG feature that went live in December. It also announced numerous hospital partners for Apple’s Health Records initiative, including,...

Finalizan regla que busca expulsar a Planned Parenthood de programa de planificación familiar

SOBRE NOTICIAS EN ESPAÑOL Noticias en español es una sección de Kaiser Health News que contiene traducciones de artículos de gran interés para la comunidad hispanohablante, y contenido original enfocado en la población hispana que vive en los Estados Unidos. Use Nuestro Contenido Este contenido puede usarse de manera gratuita (detalles). El viernes 22 de febrero, la administración...

Apple’s health strategy: Democratize patient data

It’s fair to say that Apple isn’t just dipping its toe into healthcare anymore. This past year the company announced its first two FDA clearances including a De Novo clearance for a built-in Apple Watch ECG feature that went live in December. It also announced numerous hospital partners for Apple’s Health Records initiative, including,...

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