Health in Westland, MI

Teach children 12 and under about the best habits for their teeth, as well as the importance of sealants, mouthguards and braces.

The holiday season, which unofficially starts with Halloween and ends on New Year’s Day, is the time when everyone likes to cut loose, put inhibitions aside, and eat and drink, well, whatever looks good.

Read a summary of fluoride research including the health and financial benefits of fluoridated water. Learn more about the facts and pass it on!

The Northern Lights are tricky to plan for and often unpredictable. Here are some tips and a few of the best places to view them in Michigan.

A regular routine of a few quick exercises can help you reduce your back pain without a trip to the doctor.

Your child may be ready for the new school year, but do they have a healthy mouth and the tools to maintain it? Find out more on dental tips for kids, here.

Author Walter Isaacson’s new book is “The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution.” Here is an excerpt about computing pioneer Grace Hopper from his book.

The good news for dogs is they’re not as prone to cavities as human beings are. But despite the old conventional wisdom that a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a humans, dogs can still develop problems like tartar and plaque buildup and gingivitis. But it’s not just bad breath and yellow teeth you have to worry about. As with humans, these canine dental problems can actually lead to life-threatening infections and issues including heart, liver, and kidney disease. Here’s how to practice good…

What causes cavities more than anything else is a lack of regular oral care. By taking care of your teeth and eating healthy foods, you can avoid cavities.

Regular dental check-ups tend to fall off the to do list of many an adult. But good dental health is not only about the whiteness of your smile, the pink...

Take control of your stress and anxiety with these simple tips that you can do by yourself, or with the whole family.

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The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout is on the third Thursday of every November. If you’ve been planning to quit smoking, it’s a great day to kick off or start developing your quit plan. Here are 5 steps to quitting from smokefree.gov.

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