Tag Archives: Treatments

6 Ways to Whiten Your Teeth—and 2 “DIY Treatments” to Avoid

Don’t use anything acid-based Michelle Lee Photography/Shutterstock Many methods of at-home “natural” teeth whitening use acidic or abrasive elements (more on them later). Things like strawberries, orange peels, or apple cider vinegar can make your teeth appear brighter—but they are very bad for your overall oral health, according to Dr. Burhenne. “Using something acidic on your… Read More »

Why do my ears itch? Causes and treatments

Itchy ears are a common problem that can be bothersome but are not usually harmful. Treatment for itchy ears depends on the underlying cause and may include ear drops, antibiotics, or syringing. In this article, learn about the causes of itchy ears, as well as which treatments and home remedies can help. Causes Causes of… Read More »

4 Beauty Treatments That Are Here To Stay

Nowadays there are many ways you can enhance your look, and with social media bringing extra pressure to look perfect, beauty treatments are on the rise. There is no shortage of weird and wonderful treatments. From Miami to Mexico, everyone wants to try out the latest trends. Here’s a look at the latest beauty treatments… Read More »

New peanut allergy treatments show promise. But for me, it still seems risky

This is a Kaiser Health News story. Whenever I see a report touting possible new peanut allergy treatments, I devour it. I can’t help it. It’s an occupational hazard for any health journalist whose reporting specialty and medical history intertwine. I write about the business of health care, focusing on how consumers interact with the… Read More »

A $200M pledge to Harvard to turn medical discoveries into treatments

A foundation headed by philanthropist and businessman Len Blavatnik has pledged $ 200 million to Harvard Medical School (HMS), its largest gift ever, with the overarching aim of transforming new medical discoveries into patient treatments. The gift, from the Blavatnik Family Foundation, was announced at a scientific symposium at the School on Thursday and was… Read More »