The Efficacy of Sleep Medications; The Dangers and Benefits

It’s no secret that many of us aren’t getting enough sleep and turn to sleep medications for help. Almost forty million Americans get insufficient sleep. They might have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or getting restful sleep. Lack of sleep can lead to poor health, including lack of focus, drowsiness during the day, and weight … Read more

6 Simple Steps to Improve Your Sleep

Sleep may seem like a luxury when you’re pulling long shifts and trying to keep up with your family’s schedule. However, it’s an absolute necessity for your emotional and physical health, not to mention your professional success. We’ve put together six steps that move you closer to that full seven to nine hours of sleep. … Read more

Common Signs of Stroke in Women

Did you know that strokes are more common in women compared to men? In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that one in five women will have a stroke in her lifetime. Unlike men, women don’t always get noticeable signs. As a result, they are not apt to seek medical help. … Read more

Measles Vaccinations – Update

Back in May 2019 we published an article on vaccinations. With the increase in the outbreak of the measles, it seems prudent to update our readers on the specifics of your risks of exposure. This is information provided by the CDC and in no way suggests you should or should not get the vaccine for … Read more

Good Oral Health – Nature or Nurture?

“You have great teeth like your grandpa,” my mother said to me one day after one of my visits to the pediatric dentist. “But your sister is another story.” Back then I didn’t overthink what she said. I was only eleven, and all I wanted to hear after going to the dentist was, “No cavities.” … Read more

Working Behind the Scenes as a Dental Technician

Dental technicians, also known as dental laboratory technicians are individuals trained to manufacture dental prosthetics like bridges, crowns, and dentures. Dental technicians have no face-to-face contact with dental patients. They follow a dentist’s written and verbal directives for a patient much like a pharmacist follows a doctor’s prescription when filling a medication. Areas of responsibility … Read more