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8 Tips For Extending The Life Of Your Facelift

After a facelift, it is important that you do everything you can to maintain your results. After all, you do not want to undergo the procedure again sooner than your surgeon's expectations. Here are eight ways you can extend the life of your facelift. Drink plenty of water. Water helps with the production of collagen and elastin. Both are crucial in the production of healthy skin. Staying hydrated also helps your skin to maintain a healthy glow. Read More 

How To Make 3 Daily Tasks Easier For Those With Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's disease can make bathing, grooming and toileting very difficult. This is because of the common symptoms, which include balance issues, tremors, slowed movement and stiff muscles. Fortunately, it is possible to make these daily tasks easier while still maintaining a certain level of your independence. Here are some helpful tips: Daily Task: Bathing Make sure your tub has a non-skid bath mat made out of rubber to help prevent slips while bathing. Read More 

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