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Chewing Gum Is Often Culprit for Migraine Headaches in Teens

by Kahaliah Richards

Teenagers are notorious for chewing a lot of gum. The lip smacking, bubble popping, discarded gum stuck to the sole give teachers and parents a headache. Now, Dr. Nathan Watemberg of Tel Aviv University-affiliated Meir Medical Center has found that

November 20, 2011 News General News

Who do we mandate to inform us properly and with dispatch on all relevant matters before they mandate us?

by ken

I’m driven by a passion for the use of the Internet and all it’s tricks and toys to learn faster, more pervasively and eliminate the clear and present danger of hired gunslingers, paid advocates and pseudo-arms length royalty accruing purveyors

October 2, 2011 News General News

Doctors, listen to your patients

by ken

From TED TALKS TUESDAY http://www.ted.com Modern medicine is in danger of losing a powerful, old-fashioned tool: human touch. Physician and writer Abraham Verghese describes our strange new world where patients are merely data points, and calls for a return to

September 6, 2011 News General News

RIM investor urges company to consider sale – POWER TO THE PEEPS

by ken

An investor in Canada’s struggling Research in Motion is urging the company to create a committee of independent directors to explore the sale of the Jaguar Financial Corporation CEO Vic Alboini said today in an interview that he is uring BlackBerry

September 6, 2011 News General News

Scrubs – a funny TV show, a not so funny vector of infection

by ken

From Dental Tribune JERUSALEM, Israel: White coats are a possible source of potentially pathogenic bacteria, a new study has shown. Researchers at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem investigated the rate of potentially pathogenic bacteria present on uniforms worn by

September 4, 2011 News General News

Refresh Life: Oral Health Is the Missing Piece, Adding Years to Your Life

by ken

by Dr. Dan Sindelar – and you thought it was GOLF??!!! Silly rabbit…………… An amazing book from scholar.google.com READ ANON Related articles Only in the UK you say – pity!! (blogohj.oralhealthjournal.com) Things that go bump in the oral mucosa (blogohj.oralhealthjournal.com)

September 4, 2011 News General News

Yawn = lost productivity

by ken

Insomnia is costing the US 63 billion dollars in lost productivity – CNN STORY HIGHLIGHTS Survey finds 23% of workers experience some form of insomnia Insomniacs were no more likely than their well-rested peers to miss work But they cost

September 3, 2011 News General News

Wellness – Prescribing Exercise to Treat Depression

by ken

Thanks to Paul Martin and Jean Chretien, Canadians are not experiencing the disaster many are experiencing south of the border down Washington way.  And yet, medical histories are showing an abundance of SSRI usage, financial problems plague treatment planning, jobs

September 3, 2011 News General News

Where is Mitzi Gaynor when you need her?

by ken

The fact is that 80% of Canadian dentists won’t get the upshot of the title of this blog entry…… South Pacific, washing, hair, Mitzi Gaynor – never mind. September 1, 2011, 1:16 PM Getting Doctors to Wash Their Hands By ANAHAD O’CONNOR

September 2, 2011 News Blogs

I think I can, I think I can

by ken

NEXUS – NOT LEXUS – NEXUS – there are links to dental blogs all over the NET – start with www.dentalblogs.com and go from there. OR – YOU COULD SEND YOUR BLOGS TO ME AND I COULD START A LIST

August 27, 2011 News General News

More than a mouthful……

by ken

Settle down, it’s just the name of a book about dentistry. CelebrityPress, NY dentist sign publishing deal to release ‘More Than A Mouthful’ book John F. Lhota, DMD of Central Park West Dentistry has joined with a select group of

August 27, 2011 News General News

I do not like them, Sam-I-am. I do not like green eggs and ham

by ken

Bit of a fluff piece but inspiring nonetheless. “Well, I guess it’s all up to me,” Cohen said. Standing next to him, on the second-floor landing above his dental office, was a 3-foot statue of a smiling Sneetch. Read article

August 21, 2011 News Dental industryGeneral News

Sometimes, you just need to think outside the box

by ken

I had the opportunity to wander through the MaRS complex the other day because of http://www.marsdd.com/events/details/free-geek-toronto-used-computers-and-electronics-pickup. If you don’t know much about MaRS, then wander through http://www.marsdd.com/ and make it a point to revisit….brilliant concept, but MEDICAL YOU KNOW………I have young granchildren who each

August 20, 2011 News General News

That being said, as PCs (Bruce) wane, companies look to tablets

by ken

Them iPHONES, them iPHONES, them IIIIII PHONES!!  Get your websites MOBILE READY!!!! Although the world is dependent on personal computers, making them has not been a great business for most American companies for almost a decade. The announcement on Thursday

July 26, 2011 News Infection control

Rupert Murdoch is using Fox News to deflect animus to dentists

by ken

From PRNewsWire If you’re being demonized, demonize someone else…..it’s historical. CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 25,2011 /PRNewswire/ — A leading international scientist in the field of infection control is urging patients to ask their dentists about the potential for cross-contamination in the dental office,

July 21, 2011 News General News

Gordie Cee – COME ON DOWN!

by ken

From Dentistry IQ / Dental Economics Ask Dr. Christiansen Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD For more on this topic, go to www.dentaleconomics.com and search using the following key words: dental assistants,in-service education, clinical time, Dr. Gordon Christensen. Q: I was recently at

July 19, 2011 News General News

Critical Thinking – Gates Foundation: ‘We need to reinvent the toilet’

by ken

This has nothing whatsoever to do with dentistry, and yet, so many of the things we do in dentistry are iterations of techniques that have been in force for decades or centuries. The point of this read is that far

July 9, 2011 News General NewsNew TechnologiesOffice design

Surgically Clean Air

by ken

Once upon a time –  it was possible to feel like you were trying to keep your home clean and getting away from all of the pollution on earth just by staying inside your house and keeping the doors and windows

July 1, 2011 News General News

Transparency – Taking on the suits – YEE HAW!!

by ken

I can think of a few dental companies that should be paying attention to commentary from the minions…… RIM responds to highly critical, anonymous letter Just click and read ……… imagine all the people, speaking their minds in peace……you may

June 29, 2011 News General News

Red and Dental Dread

by ken

From the JADA – Continuing Education Image by e³°°° via Flickr Red hair color is caused by variants of the melanocortin-1 receptor (MC1R) gene. People with naturally red hair are resistant to subcutaneous local anesthetics and, therefore,may experience increased anxiety