Archive for September, 2012

Infant Fluoride

If you add fluoridated water to your infant’s baby formula, you may be putting your child at risk. Your child could develop dental fluorosis, a harmless cosmetic condition manifested by brown, mottled, or discolored enamel.  Although fluoride is found naturally in all water and foods, and is necessary to prevent tooth decay, too much could […]

Musical Instruments

Research has shown that playing a musical instrument can help nourish, cultivate, and increase intelligence in children, but playing a used instrument also can pose a potentially dangerous health risk.  Used woodwind and brass instruments were found to be heavily contaminated with a variety of bacteria and fungi.  This could lead to minor or serious […]