Health & Health Care / Dental Care

  • Add this secret ingredient to your tea for whiter teeth

      

    If you want whiter teeth, you might consider taking your tea the way the British do! Read more: Best toothpaste for your money Milk in tea reportedly as effective as bleaching at your...

  • Best toothpaste for your money

      

    Walk down the health & beauty aisle in any grocery store and you're immediately overwhelmed with choices when it comes to toothpaste. Tartar control, sensitive teeth, whitening, cavity...

  • 5 ways to afford dental care when you're on a fixed income

      

    You can add one more expense to the balance sheets of seniors living on a fixed income: Routine dental care! Contrary to popular belief, Medicare does not pay for things like cleanings,...

  • Why sparkling water may not be as healthy as you think

      

    Sparkling water is often promoted as a healthy alternative to soda. But the bubbly beverage is not without its potential health risks. Olga Khazan, a staff writer at...

  • Do you really need that medical procedure?

      

    Unnecessary medical operations can drain your bank account. Getting a second opinion is key.

  • 9 ways to spend your remaining FSA dollars

      

    Do you still have money left in your Flexible Spending Arrangement (or Flexible Spending Account/FSA)? If you overestimated your medical expenses for 2015, you might lose those funds under the...

  • The bottle of water you just bought is probably tap water... Here's what to know & how to save

      

    Ohh bottled water... The convenience of having a product -- that you can get for free -- bottled for you has turned into a more than $18 billion industry in the U.S. So if you're...

  • Medicare drug costs are about to go up... Here's how to save

      

    Paying for health care is one of the most complicated and challenging expenses that older Americans face, and rising prices are about to make it even more difficult. Rising cost of Medicare...

  • How to find cheaper dental care

      

    Teeth are disgusting. They’re these little chunks of calcified tissue, minerals, and whatever “dental pulp” is, hiding in our faces like ashamed, albino trolls. But, love...

  • 6 things you didn’t know about healthy teeth and gums

      

    We’ve all got the lecture from our dentist about the importance of brushing and flossing our teeth properly. But Michigan dentist Dr. Susan Maples – who wrote 'Blabber Mouth! 77...

  • Why you should stop drinking bottled water

      

    When you buy bottled water, are you really getting what you're paying for? Real Simple magazine estimates that 48% of bottled water is actually filtered municipal tap water. If you want to...

  • Dangerous trend: Teens are making DIY braces that can ruin their teeth

      

    Thankfully, the #KylieJennerChallenge lip-plumping trend is long gone. But teens apparently have started another dangerous fad: do-it-yourself braces. According to WISH, youngsters have...

  • Can chewing gum be as effective as flossing?

      

    Would you rather chew gum or floss your teeth? And no, it's not a trick question. Gum-chewers, keep on chewin' According to a study published by science journal PLOS ONE, scientists...

  • Prescription Plan Guide

      

    Prescription Plans for Less Publix.com - 14 day supply of select antibiotics for FREE Walmart.com - 30-day supply of select generic drugs for $4 or a 90-day supply for $10 Target.com -...

  • Obamacare / Affordable Health Care Act Guide

      

    I know whenever I talk about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), it is a political fault line in the country. Even though I have views that differ from the law of the...