DNA & Teeth

Each year, we celebrate National DNA Day on April 25. It’s a day that Congress and the National Human Research Institute set aside to: celebrate the anniversary of the Human Genome Project’s achievement, share the latest advances in genomic research with the public and let people see how those advances can improve their daily lives.…

Chew on This: April 19 Is National Garlic Day!

Russian penicillin. Italian perfume. The stinking rose. Whatever you might call it, the pungent Allium sativum – commonly known as garlic – certainly has a long and fascinating history. It’s been hailed as a divine cure-all and a protective charm to ward off vampires. It’s been cursed and associated with the very footsteps of Satan himself. And now,…

National Humor Month, Laughs and Smiles

Amid April showers or the lack of it, tax woes and the harsh reality that all New Year’s resolutions have been for naught, it is quite fitting for April to be designated as National Humor Month. Any month that’s ushered in with “Happy Fool’s Day” is the best candidate for a celebration of lighthearted exchanges, good-natured…