How pipeline programs can increase diversity in dentistry

The field of dentistry has a diversity problem. Despite calls for a more diverse workforce, only 15.2 percent of dental school applicants in 2016 were underrepresented minorities, according to the American Dental Education Association. Having more dentists from diverse backgrounds benefits both patients and peers. Dentists who are underrepresented minorities…

Here's how to keep an eye out for cervical cancer

In the days before the Pap test became a routine part of your annual OB-GYN appointment, cervical cancer was one of the leading causes of death of American women, according to the American Cancer Society. Even today, the ACS estimates that about 13,240 new cases of invasive cervical cancer will…

How to Master the Bottoms-Up Kettlebell Shoulder Press

The bottoms-up kettlebell press is a valuable addition to your training routine that can help build strong shoulders, but are you sure you’re even doing the exercise correctly? For this movement, you shouldn’t settle for anything other than perfect form—especially because it’s such a simple, essential exercise that can serve…

How My Neglectful Childhood Affects My Children

My husband is a lover… and a yeller. He is thoughtful and understanding; sweet, kind and funny as hell; but his temper is short. When my daughter “acts out,” he immediately raises his voice. Of course, his response sounds harsh — at least on paper — but he does show…

How long should you be working out for?

Gym-goers generally fall into two camps – those who cram in a super speedy session before work or in their lunch break, and those who treat a gym session like a day out, lounging between sets, taking breathers, stretching for hours. But what’s actually best for your body? How long…