What You Should Know About Piercings, Oral Jewelry, and Tongue Splitting (Part 2)

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While piercings are quite common among individuals nowadays, with mouth piercings among the most frequently seen, tongue modification is something that remains taboo to a greater majority. Nevertheless, more and more people are undergoing these procedures. This is why it is important to educate the public, especially those who are considering getting their tongues split […]

What You Should Know About Piercings, Oral Jewelry, and Tongue Splitting (Part 1)

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There seems to be an ongoing trend with tongue modification and oral jewelry, but there is little to no knowledge of the kinds of effects these may have on a person’s oral health. Motivation for tongue splitting remains varied, from increased sensation to challenging oneself. The same can be said for mouth jewelry, specifically piercings, as […]

Common Sores and Other Mouth Irritations You Should Know About

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Your oral health is not limited to your teeth. Sores or irritations can also develop in and around your mouth. Fortunately, they usually heal on their own within a week or two. Although several types of soft-tissue disturbances can affect the mouth, we will be discussing four common ones: canker sores, cold sores, leukoplakia and […]

Kick Those Butts Before They Kill You: Revisiting the Dangers of Tobacco Use

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Kick Butts Day is on March 19, a national day for activism led by The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Its aim to lower the numbers of people getting sick and dying due to cigarette smoking by promoting the spread of information regarding the dangers of tobacco use in both children and adults.   The sad […]

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Cancer is one of the most debilitating diseases in the world. It is a global pandemic and affects millions of lives and taken just as many. This March, we focus on raising awareness for colorectal cancer. What most people might not know is that it is one of the most beatable forms of cancer, most […]

Kick “Butts” Day on March 19: Campaign for a Tobacco-Free Youth

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The dangers of cigarette smoking has always been known to the greater population, but it has not stopped children to experiment at an early stage. Kids between the ages of 11 and 13 are now are among those that have been reported to first try smoking, which is alarming because experimentation usually develops into a […]

A Must Read: The Science of Raising Happy Kids

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We came across this pretty nifty infographic, which has plenty of nuggets of wisdom to help out young parents in raising their kids to be happy. A few of the points they discussed in the infographic: Preschoolers with nurturing, supportive moms have a 10% larger hippocampus (the part of the brain that handles stress and […]

How to Keep Your Kids Safe from Poison

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Let’s face it, sometimes kids get into things that they probably shouldn’t. Here are a few tips to keep little explorers from finding their way into household items that could be dangerous. But just in case, we’ll also show you what to do if your child accidentally ingests something harmful. The Hard Facts Half of […]

Infographic: Top Women’s Mental Health Issues

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This is for my ladies. Did you know that: 1. Depression is the most common women’s mental health problem 2. 23% of men VS 16.9% of Men are diagnosed with mental illness 3.  Women account for 85% of all anorexia and bulimia cases and 65% of binge eating disorder cases There are a couple of […]

March 16-24 is National Poison Prevention Week

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It’s National Poison Prevention Week from March 16 to 24, the perfect time to refresh your knowledge about poisoning and the steps that you can take to help prevent accidental poisonings. and tips for promoting community involvement in poison prevention. National Poison Prevention Week, celebrated annually on the third week of March, is nationally designated […]

Simple Health Tips for Spring

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Almost everyone was eager to bid their farewells to winter and embrace spring with open arms after a harsh winter. More importantly, spring break is here! It’s the perfect time to unwind and enjoy with the family, but more importantly, there is no better time to fine tune your health. The new season brings people […]