Tag Archives: Should

Why You Should Think Twice Before Touching Air Vents on a Plane

Matej Kastelic/Shutterstock You’ll never look at this airplane surface the same way again. Cramming hundreds of people into a tight space for hours is going to spread germs. Airplanes, like most forms of public transportation, are ideal places for bacteria to thrive. And while you may not need warnings about how gross the airplane bathroom is,… Read More »

Should You Eat the New Fake Meats?

Over time, meat substitutes have gotten increasingly more like real meat. The question is, are these newer, so-called virtuous alternatives to meat healthier than the real meat they mimic? Friends of mine used to run a vegetarian restaurant. Their customers would come in and interrogate them about menu items: what kind of oils were used in… Read More »

How Often Should I Visit A Dentist?

How often you need to visit a dentist has little to do with your teeth, but rather the state of gum tissue and supporting bone. Also, how long you can wait before your appointment with the dentist’s chair depends on the assessment you and your dentist make of your individual risk. National Institute for Health… Read More »