Future of Personal Health
Start Young Live Long The Importance of Oral Health

Start Young, Live Long: The Importance of Oral Health

Mediaplanet sat down with Warren A. Brill, President of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry to talk about the future oral health care.
How Implant Technology Changed My Life

How Implant Technology Changed My Life

Severely hearing impaired since birth, Sarah Churman had long managed to cope in a world where sound was a foreign concept.
A Three Pronged Approach to Defeating Lung Cancer

A Three-Pronged Approach to Defeating Lung Cancer

Executive director of the National Lung Cancer Partnership, Regina Vidaver, explains how research, awareness and advocacy play a crucial role in bringing an end to lung cancer once and for all.
Larry Fitzgerald Has His Eye On The Prize

Larry Fitzgerald Has His Eye On The Prize

The record-setting wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals shares how he learned to strengthen and control his vision to better support him on and off the field.
Reducing Untreated Dental Disease

Reducing Untreated Dental Disease

Nearly 50 percent of adults age 30 and older have some form of gum disease. Good dental health isn’t a luxury. It’s a necessity.
Is Kissing Good For Your Health

Is Kissing Good For Your Health?

With just one kiss couples can share more than 500 different types of disease-causing germs and viruses, warns the academy of general Dentistry (AGD), a professional association of more than 35,000 general dentists.
Don t Sweep Your Dog s Dental Health Under The Rug

Don't Sweep Your Dog's Dental Health Under The Rug

Are your pet dental products safe and effective? 
Put Sleep Apnea to Bed for Good

Put Sleep Apnea to Bed for Good

Hybrid oral appliances represent the latest advancement in treating patients who cannot tolerate a CPAP machine or have mild to moderate sleep apnea.
George Lopez Opens Up About New Frontiers in Medicine

George Lopez Opens Up About New Frontiers in Medicine

Comedian and actor George Lopez talks candidly about his kidney transplant procedure and feeling healthy for the first time.
In Pregnancy and Beyond Dental Health Matters

In Pregnancy and Beyond, Dental Health Matters

​Many women are unaware that ignoring their oral health during pregnancy can lead to real problems. Tooth decay and gum disease can harm a woman’s overall health, her pregnancy and her baby’s dental future.
5 Things to Look for When Choosing a Dentist

5 Things to Look for When Choosing a Dentist

Choosing a dentist can be daunting. How do you know if your dentist is up-to-date with the latest technologies? That equipment is clean? That the billing process will be a smooth one?
Is the Future of Our Children in Jeopardy

Is the Future of Our Children in Jeopardy?

One in five children now faces increased risks for serious obesity-related conditions.
Katherine Heigl Speaks Up to Save Lives and Spread Awareness

Katherine Heigl Speaks Up to Save Lives and Spread Awareness

After a tragic accident, actress Katherine Heigl’s family donated the organs of her late brother, saving the lives of five people.
Breaking the Silence What is a Cochlear Implant

Breaking the Silence: What is a Cochlear Implant?

To help answer the most frequently asked questions, Mediplanet sat down with Dr. David Haynes.
The Next Generation of Transplants Do You Believe In Miracles

The Next Generation of Transplants: Do You Believe In Miracles?

Advancements in organ transplantation will continue to restore hope for those waiting to survive.
3 Facts About Sleep Disordered Breathing

3 Facts About Sleep-Disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing applies to a spectrum of breathing problems that occur while you sleep.
Super Grain How Brown Rice Can Reduce Diabetes by 36 Percent

Super Grain: How Brown Rice Can Reduce Diabetes by 36 Percent

A recent Harvard study suggests that if we switched from white rice to whole grain brown rice we could reduce diabetes by 36 percent.
Aaron Taylor s Major Wake Up Call

Aaron Taylor's Major Wake Up Call

CBS analyst and former NFL player, Aaron Taylor, discusses his eye-opening experience with sleep apnea.

Mental Health: Changing the Conversation

AdvocacyMental health is an often misunderstood and maligned subject. In order to help those who suffer, it’s crucial that we see the person—not the illness.

Mental Health: Changing the Conversation

Do You Know the Building Blocks of Healthy Skin?

Education and ResearchSkin care is a vital aspect of your overall well-being. Now, more than ever, there is a diverse set of ways to nurture healthy skin at any stage of life.

Do You Know the Building Blocks of Healthy Skin?

Are You At Risk for Chronic Wounds?

Prevention and TreatmentAre you taking the spring in your step for granted? For a growing population of Americans suffering form difficult-to-heal wounds, seemingly minor injuries require intense medical intervention.

Are You At Risk for Chronic Wounds?

Does Your Skin Care Routine Protect You Against Photoaging?

Prevention and TreatmentThe sun's ultraviolet radiation is responsible for 80 percent of facial aging effects. If you’re looking to avoid wrinkling, dryness, sagging and spotty pigmentation, here’s how.

Does Your Skin Care Routine Protect You Against Photoaging?

Releasing the Brakes on the Body’s Response to Melanoma

Education and ResearchCancer immunotherapy, the science of using the body’s own immune system to fight cancer, is an exciting new avenue in cancer treatment that is starting to show significant success.

Releasing the Brakes on the Body’s Response to Melanoma

Fats 101: 6 Types You Should Know

Nutrition and DietNot all fats are created alike. In fact, there are 6 types of fat—some should be avoided, while others are needed in small quantities to promote better health.

Fats 101: 6 Types You Should Know