Sugar-free drinks, candies might not be as healthy as you think

With the change of the calendar comes a renewing of many families’ pledge to lead healthier lives. Many of these families might be replacing their cola and candy habits with diet drinks and sugar-free treats. But a new study says these seemingly healthier choices might not be as healthy as we think, especially when it … Continue reading Sugar-free drinks, candies might not be as healthy as you think

Proper stretching, early preparation key for marathon success

When the starting pistol pierces the cold air on December 13, thousands of runners will begin their trek towards the finish line of the fifth annual Baylor Scott & White Health BCS Marathon. While many participants are seasoned athletes who know how to prepare for an event like this, new marathoners might not realize the importance … Continue reading Proper stretching, early preparation key for marathon success

What is fluoride?

Find out what this tooth-saving substance really is and why it’s important You’ve completed your dental exam and routine cleaning, and the hygienist asks if you want a fluoride treatment. While you are not fond of the foamy rinse, your doctor assures you that this weird-textured substance will help to ensure a lifetime of healthy … Continue reading What is fluoride?