Wellness

There are many approaches and countless factors that make up a persons overall wellness. HowStuffWorks has extensive coverage on the different types of natural medicine such as DIY remedies and traditional Chinese medicine.

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The menstrual cycle is the female reproductive cycle that makes eggs available for fertilization. Learn about the different phases of menstruation.

By Craig Freudenrich, Ph.D.

Claims for St. John's Wort include help with depression and smoking cessation. Can this plant really do all that?

Daily calorie needs vary significantly from person to person. Learn how to calculate the number that’s right for your body.

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I recently bought a carton of eggs that claimed, "These eggs are high in Vitamin E, contain 100 mg of Omega 3, and have 25% less saturated fat than regular eggs." How can you get chickens to lay these special eggs?

Many people take a multi-vitamin each day, but most people don't know much about them. What is the difference between vitamin A and vitamin C, for example? If you don't get enough vitamins, what happens? Learn all about vitamins.

We all know eating sugar can cause cavities, but what is a cavity, exactly? This article explains what happens to your tooth when you have a cavity as well as what your dentist has to do to fix it.

A fascinating article that explains why the B vitamins -- found in a variety of foods we eat every day -- are so essential to a healthy diet!

By Dr. Jerry Gordon

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Vitamin C is something you hear about all the time -- learn the real scoop on this important nutrient and how it can help your body function properly!

By Dr. Jerry Gordon

Ever wonder how it is that something as incredibly hard as a tooth can get a hole in it? Learn how cavities form and how dentists create fillings to rebuild teeth, then learn how you can prevent cavities in the first place.

By Dr. Jerry Gordon

Cosmetic dentistry is an increasingly popular elective surgery that can permanently fix your smile. There are lots of options, but also many factors to consider if you're thinking of improving your smile.

By Dr. Jerry Gordon

Dental emergencies are what bring even the most reluctant person to the dentist. Learn about the different types of dental emergencies, which are the most common and how to cope with the pain.

By Dr. Jerry Gordon

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Bad Breath: An age-old problem with some modern solutions

By Dr. Jerry Gordon

Don't worry, cleft lip and cleft palate can be corrected

By Dr. Jerry Gordon

Cosmetic dental procedures can dramatically improve a person’s appearance and self-esteem. Some people are reluctant to inquire about cosmetic dental procedures because they are wary of the cost.

By Dr. Jerry Gordon