A Chinese Robot Has Performed the World’s First Automated Dental Implant

Robots could soon be operating on you by themselves at the dentist clinic. In China, a robot dentist installed two dental implants for a woman last Saturday, in what could be the world’s first fully automated dental implant surgery, reports the South China Morning Post. Human doctors supervised the whole procedure but did not actively… via […]

The FDA Is Coming Around to the Idea That Cheese, Microbes, and Mold Can Work Just Fine

Fuzzy ashen mold billows around wheels of cheese stacked on wooden planks at La Ferme de L’Abérieux. Inside its cheese cave nestled in the hills of Cordon, southeastern France, proprietor Albert Bottollier Depois removes one wheel and lowers it to the wide eyes of two children. “Mushrooms,” he says threading his fingers through the cloudy… via […]

Are E-Cigs Bad For Your Heart?

Scientists are still trying to determine the health effects of e-cigarettes, and until now, they have focused their attention on the addictive properties of nicotine and the potentially cancer-causing agents in the vapors the devices emit. But in a small new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, researchers document another growing… via […]

These Are the Cities Where People Exercise the Most

Exercise is on the rise among Americans, particularly among millennials, according to a new report from Gallup and Sharecare, a health and wellness company. They found that 53.4% of Americans reported exercising three or more times a week, a two percentage point increase from 2008, and a modest increase from more recent years. The new… via […]

Reclaiming Your Appointment With Your Psychiatrist — Fighting for a Future

Meeting with a psychiatrist during “medication appointments” is usually a very disempowering experience. The meetings usually last for 15 or 20 minutes. During the meeting we are expected to answer a few perfunctory questions and to leave with prescriptions for powerful drugs that can dramatically alter the quality of our lives. In these meetings the […] […]

How to Improve Health with Mind Body Connection

Did you know that our health and well-being are greatly impacted by our mind and body connection? Many civilizations were aware of this connection and treated the mind and body as a whole – the power of the mind and body together being substantially more powerful than the mind and body separately. However, roughly 300… via […]

Here’s What Kids Should Know About Tattoos and Piercings

If teen trends lose their edge when adults find out about them, then this week may bring a sign that tattoos have finally gone mainstream. The American Academy of Pediatrics issued its first-ever recommendations on tattoos, body piercing and “scarification,” the practice of intentionally scarring skin into words or a design by burning or cutting… via […]