Monthly Archives: October 2012

Halloween Candy: Tooth Tips

My dad, the other Dr. Asta, is a dentist in Pennsylvania. He’s so dedicated to healthy teeth that growing up we gave out sugarless gum at our house for Halloween! The American Dental Association has common sense tips for kids … Continue reading

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Vitamins!?!

Should I give my child a vitamin?     According to a 2012 study published in┬áThe Journal of Pediatrics, over 20% of kids up to age 18 take supplements. The results showed that even these kids didn’t get enough vitamins … Continue reading

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Medicine Cabinet 101: Creams and Ointments

Tubes of creams and ointments have a habit of falling out of the medicine cabinet. While you’re in there wondering where they all came from and checking expiration dates, here’s the three most versatile and cost-effective generics to keep on … Continue reading

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Acne 101

6 weeks. That’s the amount of time it takes to see a change in your skin from your new acne plan. Why six weeks? It takes time for oil and hormones to plug pores and bacterial to multiply and make … Continue reading

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