Woman Uses Rubber Bands, Hair Elastics as DIY Braces
Instructional videos for do-it-yourself braces have become popular on YouTube, but dentists say people considering them should think twice. A Washington State woman claims she closed her tooth gap in 44 days using $5 worth of hair elastics. She posted six videos to YouTube chronicling the process,
Unexpected Ways to Add Years to Your Life
The average American's life expectancy is 78.7 years. Whether you reach that age—or better yet, exceed it—largely depends on your genes, but there are also many keys to longevity that are totally within your control. Some, you probably already know about, like following a nutritious diet,
New Dental Dog Treats Claim to be Just as Effective as Brushing
Owning a dog comes with many responsibilities, from brushing their fur to brushing their canines. Unfortunately, while many pet owners are diligent about good grooming, they don't regularly tend to Fido's teeth. As with humans, lack of dental care has its repercussions. According to the American
Is Your Veterinarian Being Honest With You?
Act 2: 20/20 sends a healthy dog undercover to vet clinics to see what they say of her condition.
Some Veterinarians Sell Unnecessary Shots, Tests to Make Extra Money, Says Former Vet
For most pet owners, man's best friend is another member of the family and deserves the best care, but a former veterinarian says that some vets, out to make an extra buck, will pad the bill with unnecessary shots, tests and procedures. Andrew Jones worked as a veterinarian for 17 years. He left
2013 Weight-Loss Tips: How to Stick With Your Plan
So many of us meanwhile, make the resolutions of this new year to get healthy. Now in our january jump-start we're kicking off 2013 with tips to make this your best year and dr. Jennifer ashton is here. Top five or six or four ways to get and stay healthy. Sit on down there. Before we get to your
Marty Becker's Best Pet Products of 2012
From a terrarium for turtles to goggles, cake kits, speakers and more for dogs, this year had no shortage of new products to pamper your pets. Veterinarian Marty Becker is always on the lookout for the hottest pet products and every year he polls 100...
Owner's Manual for Your Cat
In the new book your the owner's manual cat owners will find everything they need to notary is happy healthy cat written by our favorite doctor Marty Becker. That thestreet.com which makes this now puts him on his favorite new products and this rambunctious the cat. Eighteen pounds feline. And he's
5 Ways Poor Dental Care Makes You Sick
Even if you brush your teeth daily, you may still have dangerous bacteria growing inside your mouth. Not only could that lead to periodontitis (an advanced form of gum disease that comes with symptoms such as bleeding when you brush and gum pain), but studies also find a link between poor oral
Healthy Teeth, Healthy Body
Heart Disease and Stroke A variety of studies have established that inflammation and bacteria in the mouth and gums can find its way into the bloodstream, leading to thickening of the arteries and increasing the risk of a heart attack; while fatty plaques that build up on the inside of the vessels