The most common chronic disease in young children is not what you think. It’s not the viruses that cause constant runny noses or those dreary nights of when a child wakes mom up in the middle of the night and says, “I feel sick.” Actually, the answer is dental caries, also known as cavities.
The month of October brings us pumpkin-spiced everything, cool weather and all things Halloween. Throughout history, October has also been marked by countless events that changed the course of many scientific disciplines. In this blog post I will present 10 of the most relevant events, which, in my humble opinion, helped thrust their respective fields into new eras of technological innovation. Continue reading