Blog: Colgate kids toothpaste earns ADA Seal Colgate Zero for Kids toothpaste has earned the ADA Seal of Acceptance for helping to prevent tooth decay. The strawberry-flavored toothpaste is indicated for children 2 to 6 years of age. Learn more about this and other products with the ADA Seal of Acceptance at ADA.org/Seal.
Blog: Study – Nearly All Toddlers, And The Majority Of Babies, Eat Too Much Added Sugar In The US CNN (11/14, LaMotte) reports that a new analysis of national data “published Wednesday finds 98% of toddlers and two-thirds of infants consume added sugars in their diets each day.” In the study, infants aged 6 to […]
BLOG: Children Under Age Five Should Drink Mostly Milk And Water, New Guidelines Say The New York Times (9/18, Rabin) reports that on Sept. 18, “a panel of scientists issued new nutritional guidelines for children…describing in detail what they should be allowed to drink in the first years of life.” The guidelinesrecommend that “for the […]
The New York Times (9/18, Rabin) reports that on Sept. 18, “a panel of scientists issued new nutritional guidelines for children…describing in detail what they should be allowed to drink in the first years of life.” The guidelinesrecommend that “for the first five years, children should drink mostly milk and water.” CNN (9/18, Christensen) […]
In an article in the Health Affairs Blog (4/5), Neel Koyawala, Yasmi O. Crystal, and Martin A. Makary say “research shows that it takes approximately 17 years for evidence to become broadly adopted into clinical practice.” However, when it comes to silver diamine fluoride (SDF) therapy, the authors say, “We should move faster.” The authors write that […]
NPR (2/21, Charles) reported that research suggests taxes on sugar-sweetened drinks “do work – although sometimes not as well as hoped.” In a study published by the American Journal of Public Health, researchers asked people in Berkeley, California questions about sugar-sweetened drink consumption every year since the city’s “soda tax went into effect four years ago,” finding “a […]
KTOO-FM Juneau, AK (12/26, Hsieh) reports Jennifer Meyer, a public health researcher, found that dental caries increased in Juneau, Alaska after the city stopped adding fluoride to its drinking water over 10 years ago. Meyer studied Medicaid dental claims for children in Juneau from both before and after the city stopped adding fluoride, finding that […]