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The Sense Of Touch: Is It The Next Step In Artificial Limbs?

When someone loses a full or partial limb in their lower and upper extremities, artificial limbs help that person return to a more normal life. Prosthetic limbs can restore a person's ability to walk, run and other capabilities that were lost along with the limb. New advances in artificial limbs have lead to hands that can grasp and make gestures, so what's the next logical step? According to MIT Technology review, it is prostheses with feeling. Read More 

Discolored Teeth? Try Some Of These Teeth Whitening Methods

If you have discolored or stained teeth, you may feel self-conscious about talking or smiling in public. You may think people are staring at your teeth. You can reverse the process of the coloring of your teeth. Here are some of the ways try to make your teeth brighter and whiter. Baking Soda You can use baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) to remove surface stains from your teeth. Simply mix a quarter cup of baking soda with a teaspoon of lemon juice. Read More 

It’s Getting Crowded! Has Your Child Grown An Extra Tooth?

For almost all children, the process of growing and losing teeth goes smoothly. However, between 1-4% of children grow a supernumerary, or extra tooth, at some point before their mouths are finished developing. If your child has grown an extra tooth, it's important to understand their condition, the potential risks, and what you can do to get their teeth back to normal. What causes extra teeth to grow? Teeth grow from a base called a lamina. Read More 

Guide To Eating Right As A Senior

It's important for you, as a senior, to develop good eating habits to support your changing body. Your body has different nutritional requirements now than when it was younger. Learn how your diet keeps you healthy and lets you enjoy these retirement years. The Benefits of a Proper Senior Diet Foods that are full of vitamins improve the immune system to help fight off disease and promote healing. A healthy diet reduces the chance of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and a stroke. Read More 

A Vacation Before Your First Day On The Job? The “Pre-Cation” Explained

How does the idea of taking a vacation before you've even started a job sound? The "pre-cation" is a budding trend in hiring perks, and both new hires and the companies giving them out are reaping the benefits. Pre-cations are particularly valuable to new hires who have recently left a job that was very frustrating or energetically draining. These workers are often exhausted to near burnout, and although they are grateful to have a new opportunity, they are often not in the best shape (physically and mentally) to start out on the right foot. Read More