How to screen for mouth cancer

How to screen for mouth cancer

Ciro Gilvetti and Andrew Osafo review the signs and symptoms of mouth cancer and explain how to perform a mouth cancer examination. November was Mouth Cancer Action Month – a campaign that aims to raise awareness of mouth cancer to enable people to become ‘mouthaware’ and save lives through prevention and early detection. Although Mouth…

Males and females react differently to the same pain

Males and females react differently to the same pain

It’s no secret that men and women are different. Diane Halpern, Ph.D., past president of the American Psychological Association, wrote an academic text, “Sex Differences in Cognitive Abilities.” Bruce Goldman, science writer at Stanford,1 reported in the preface to the first edition that:2 “At the time, it seemed clear to me that any between-sex differences…

The Many Benefits of Hot Stone Massage

The Many Benefits of Hot Stone Massage

Have you wondered, like many others, what the benefits of using hot stones in a massage are? Have you thought it might just be a gimmick? We happen to love this type of massage therapy and think that you might, too.  However, we’ve found that most people, once they get in a massage routine, are hesitant to…

Pain Relief with Trigger Point Massage

Pain Relief with Trigger Point Massage

Is chronic pain, migraines or sciatica something you live with or combat on a daily basis? Maybe you’ve sought out medication or physical therapy to help find relief from these pains but it still persists. Trigger point massage is a great complement to heal your body and bring comfort. What is Trigger Point Therapy Massage?…

Don’t Use Benzocaine for Children’s Teething Pain!

Don’t Use Benzocaine for Children’s Teething Pain!

When young children experience teething pain, it’s natural for concerned parents to want to help. But for the past several years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned consumers against using over-the-counter (OTC) treatments for teething discomfort that contain benzocaine. Now, the agency is taking action to get the products off store shelves…