Archive for April, 2016

Why Ages 25-50 Should Check for Oral Cancer

In the past, oral cancer was thought to mainly affect older men with a lifetime of tobacco use. And it’s true that oral cancer is twice as common in men as in women, and lifestyle choices play a role. However, there has been a surprising rise in cases of oral cancer in younger people. Here’s […]

No Fooling: Baby Teeth Really Do Deserve Special Care

On April Fool’s Day, many people enjoy playing harmless pranks on unsuspecting colleagues… like leaving a memo that “Mr. Fox” called, along with the phone number of the local zoo. But this past April 1, the New York Times took the opposite tack: They ran an interactive feature called “A Week of Misconceptions,” designed to […]