According to a study done in 2005 and published electronically in Human Reproduction, exposure to a chemical leeched from plastics may increase the risk of miscarriages, Tamara Mariea of Internal Balance reports. Tamara Mariea also notes that previous research suggests that exposure to various compounds that leech from plastics and penetrate into the food can interfere with the functioning of certain hormones and with reproduction. Tamara Mariea points out that eating utensils and plates frequently expose individuals to plastics that potentially contain dangerous toxins.
The Snodgrass-King Pediatric Dental Associates team would like to take this opportunity to remind parents that sippy cups are meant as a short-term tool for babies that are transitioning from bottle sucking to cup drinking. The Snodgrass-King dentists point out that sippy cups, though convenient, should not be used long-term. According to a study published [...]
We’ve all been in situations where we have felt uncomfortable or unsafe with being ourselves around certain people. Thaddeus Heffner, MMFT (Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy), suggests that for the teenager who struggles with unwanted SSA, this feeling of being unsafe can be compounded simply by being careless with what we say.
Kids are very active and often precocious individuals, notes pediatric dentist Dr. David Snodgrass DDS of Snodgrass-King Pediatric Dental Associates. Every so often during a playtime, says Dr. David Snodgrass DDS, children have an accident and suffer an injury to their teeth. With that in mind, Dr. David Snodgrass DDS has prepared some first aid tips for parents so that they are not at a loss if their child comes home with a dental avulsion, chipped tooth or bitten lip.