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Yo! For Yoga!

-By Hertha J. Woodruff, A.M.L.S., M.A. About six years ago while I was actively spinning in a spin class (stationary bike class) at a fitness club, I could see through the classroom windows hoards of people walking, like they were following the Pied Piper, to a different class down the hallway with rolled mats.   Later […]

Is Your Toothbrush Dangerous?

We wash our clothes, we change the oil in our cars, and we keep the dust off of our furniture. But how many of us show any TLC to one of the most important hygiene items in the house – our toothbrush? Legend has it that a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human’s. And, […]

Think Green for Spring!

  -By Hertha J. Woodruff, A.M.L.S., M.A. The following local places offer healthy, green choices. Check them out! Cacao Tree Cafe Royal Oak, Michigan www.cacaotreecafe.com Jungle Juice Bar Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan www.jjbmich.com Whole Foods Market Detroit Detroit, Michigan www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/detroit Zerbo’s Health Foods Supermarket Harry’s Health Bar at Zerbo’s Plymouth, Michigan www.zerbos.com   Did you […]

Cavity-Free Dental Check-ups?

  Here’s how… In A Nutshell: Use these sweets only in moderation (less than every day): soda pop* sugared drinks coffee drinks with syrups or mocha added sports drinks chewing gum breath mints & fresheners cough drops hard candy sticky candy Tums or other chewable antacids chewable vitamin C chewable aspirin Sugar-free alternatives, which are […]

Celebrate February! African American History Month: Turnip Greens

-By Hertha J. Woodruff, A.M.L.S., M.A. It’s February!  Happy African American History Month!   Turnip greens play a role in African American History and still remain as a popular, vegetable, side dish for African Americans and Southerners.  In history, turnip greens, the tops of turnips, were actually given to the slaves by their slave masters as […]

Here’s Something To Be Thankful For!!

  According to a recent study done by The American Dental Association, the feature that others find most attractive is not our hair, eyes, or body – it’s our smile!! So don’t worry about trying to compete with the latest supermodel or those impossible-to-beat images we see on every billboard and magazine ad. Just flash […]

1st Annual Halloween Candy Buy-Back!

  Metro Detroit kids are all abuzz, anticipating the most exciting night of the season: Halloween!  In efforts to prevent cavities and lend a helping hand, we would like to invite you and your family and friends to share your sweets with the soldiers fighting for our country overseas.  This November, we will be holding […]

Vegan Chili for Chilly Times

  -By Hertha J. Woodruff, A.M.L.S., M.A. The last day of summer has passed along with the Labor Day holiday.  Welcome fall, with the anticipation of brilliant-colored autumn leaves, the cooler temperatures, football games, cider mills, pumpkins, and Halloween!  Here is a quick recipe I often prepare at home without the meat: no ground meat […]

Are Your Teeth in “Deep” Trouble?

-By Warren E. Woodruff, DDS With the Olympics well underway, our eyes have been glued to the television showing support for our U.S. athletes.   It is important during these summer months to not forget about taking care of your teeth.  Sometimes tooth damage can be caused by the most unlikely of sources. Recently a […]