The Oral-Systemic Link Starts With Your Brushing Habits

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Practicing good oral hygiene does more than maintain a beautiful smile. Unhealthy gums can exacerbate health issues throughout the body through the oral-systemic link, explains Sam Low, DDS, MS, a past president of the American Academy of Periodontology, a specialty of dentistry that focuses on the supporting structures of teeth, […]

It’s going to be up to us to help stem the COVID-19 surge, and that starts with celebrating Thanksgiving differently [editorial] | Editorials

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THE ISSUE The United States passed a terrible milestone last week: More than a quarter of a million Americans have died because of COVID-19. In Lancaster County, COVID-19 cases increased alarmingly. And, as the week ended, Pennsylvania neared the 300,000 mark in cases, and Lancaster County’s total case count exceeded 13,500. […]

Obamacare Open Enrollment Starts Nov 1. Here’s What’s Changing This Year : Shots

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Open enrollment is about to start for those buying private insurance off state or federal exchanges. PhotoAlto/Frederic Cirou/Getty Images/PhotoAlto hide caption toggle caption PhotoAlto/Frederic Cirou/Getty Images/PhotoAlto Open enrollment is about to start for those buying private insurance off state or federal exchanges. PhotoAlto/Frederic Cirou/Getty Images/PhotoAlto Facing a pandemic, record unemployment […]

Tesco starts online refillable container trial

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Tesco is trialling a scheme in the UK where online shoppers will get products in reusable packaging. The supermarket giant is joining forces with Loop, which styles itself as a “zero waste shopping platform”. The trial covers 150 items, which will be delivered in reusable containers for which consumers pay […]