Alcohol and Dementia

Alcohol and Dementia

Is there a link between alcohol use and dementia? It makes sense that there would be since the acute effects of alcohol primarily impact our central nervous system.  More research needs to be done but the research that has been done consistently indicates that long...
COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States in March of 2020, our country has been awaiting the good news of a vaccine that can give us another tool to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that there are authorized and recommended COVID-19 vaccines...
Sippy Cups and Your Child’s Teeth

Sippy Cups and Your Child’s Teeth

As soon as teeth appear in the mouth, decay can occur. One of the risk factors for early childhood caries (sometimes called baby bottle tooth decay or nursing mouth syndrome) is frequent and prolonged exposure of a baby’s teeth to liquids, such as fruit juice, milk or...