Health Tip: Signs of Periodontal Disease
(HealthDay News) -- Gum disease, also called periodontal
disease, is an infection of the tissues that surround the teeth.
Potential risk factors include poor dental hygiene, smoking or
chewing tobacco, and your family history of the disease.
Hospitalization OK for Psych Patients Can Take Hours
WEDNESDAY, April 24 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. psychiatrists spend
a total of 1 million hours on the phone each year getting insurance
companies to approve hospitalization for patients with severe
mental illnesses, a new study reports.
Many Americans Breathing Cleaner Air: Report
WEDNESDAY, April 24 (HealthDay News) -- Although many Americans
are now breathing cleaner air, others are living in cities that are
more polluted than they were a decade ago, a new report shows.
Can You Feel Empathy for a Robot?
WEDNESDAY, April 24 (HealthDay News) -- A robot might tidy your
kitchen some day, but how will you
feelabout the mechanical member of the household?
Motorcycle Deaths Continue to Climb: Report
WEDNESDAY, April 24 (HealthDay News) -- An estimated 5,000
motorcyclists were killed on U.S. roads in 2012, an increase of
about 9 percent from the previous year, a new report shows.