California Residents Facing a Severe Dentist Shortage

Over 25 million people in this country are currently struggling with dentures. For those in California, finding a good dentist to help them alleviate their problems may be more of a challenge than they expect. In the Golden State, the average ratio of dentist-to-patient in 2012 was 3.1 doctors for every 5,000 patients. Depending on […]

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New Google Map Gallery Additions Highlight Home Energy Crisis in Southeast

Two recent additions to the Google Maps Gallery highlight a startling overlap between poverty and the percentage of income paid in utility bills. According to the maps, provided by the environmental non-profit organization Appalachian Voices, the poorest regions of the Southeastern part of the United States pay a high percentage of their income in utility […]

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One UK Dental School That’s Trying to Reach Students Where They Are

Sheffield University in the UK is setting up a free online dentistry course to give future dentists a jump-start on their careers. Christopher Stokes, educator at Sheffield’s School of Clinical Dentistry, hopes this type of program will offer students interested in dentistry the means to learn more about the field and the chance to shine […]

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As Many as 78% of Americans Suffer From Regular Tension Headaches

Want to know how common tension headaches are? So common, we don’t even know exactly how common they are. Anywhere from 30 to 78% of the American population suffers from tension headaches. Why the huge range of percentages? Maybe people suffering from headaches don’t want to answer the phone for a survey. Statistics aside, we […]

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Toyota Testing Prototype for New High-Performance Hybrid

When most Americans think of hybrid cars, trips to the grocery store and fuel-efficient interstate trips tend to come to mind since, according to stats compiled by Statistic Brain, two million hybrids were sold in the U.S. in 2012. However, Toyota is working to bring hybrid technology to racing and is testing a new Le […]

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