Dentist reveals how much toothpaste you should REALLY put on a toothbrush

Are you RUINING your teeth by using too much toothpaste? Dentist reveals the amount you REALLY need when brushing – and warns that too much can cause stains and ‘pits in the teeth’

  • Dr. Gao Jye Teh, a graduate of King’s College in London, has gone viral with a TikTok video about toothpaste
  • He says the amount of toothpaste shown in ads is more than people need
  • For kids under age three, just a smear is the right amount
  • Anyone age three or older should use a pea-sized amount of toothpaste
  • Dr. Gao warned that people who use too much can ingest large amounts of fluoride, a mineral that helps to prevent tooth decay, but also causes staining
  • ‘Fluoride, when ingested in large amounts, can cause a cosmetic condition known as dental fluorosis on the developing teeth,’ he explained
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Trump seeks to put COVID-19 behind him, get back to election campaign

By Andrea Shalal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump is no longer a transmission risk for COVID-19, his doctor said late on Saturday, as the U.S. president seeks to put his bout with coronavirus behind him and return to the campaign fray.

Trump, trailing his Democratic challenger Joe Biden in opinion polls, addressed supporters from a White House balcony on Saturday afternoon. He urged a crowd of hundreds of largely Black and Latino supporters to help get out the vote in the Nov. 3 election.

His physician Sean Conley said in a statement later that Trump had taken a test on Saturday showing he was no longer “a transmission risk to others,” and there was no longer evidence “of actively replicating virus.”

The White House had no immediate comment on whether Conley’s statement meant Trump had actually tested negative for the coronavirus.

Trump first revealed that he had tested positive on

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Trump put on steroid recommended for severe Covid-19 cases, even as doctors share upbeat outlook

  • President Trump’s doctors said they had begun treating him with a steroid that has shown promise for critically ill patients but may cause harm to those with less severe cases of Covid-19. 
  • The revelation, which came as part of an upbeat briefing on the president’s condition, raised further questions about Trump’s health as the 74-year-old wrestles with the virus.
  • White House physician Dr. Sean Conley said the president’s medical team had begun treating the president with dexamethasone.



a man wearing a suit and tie standing in front of a building: Acting White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows holds the door for Sean Conley(front C), Physician to US President Donald Trump, and other members of the President's medical team as they arrive to give an update on the President's health at Walter Reed Medical Center during treatment for a COVID-19 infection October 4, 2020, in Bethesda, Maryland.


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Acting White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows holds the door for Sean Conley(front C), Physician to US President Donald Trump, and other members of the President’s medical team as they arrive to give an update on the President’s health at Walter Reed Medical Center during treatment for a COVID-19 infection October 4, 2020, in Bethesda, Maryland.

President Donald Trump’s doctors said Sunday they had begun treating him with

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Relying on testing to ward off COVID put Trump White House at risk

(Reuters) – Early in the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. President Donald Trump put his faith in a toaster-sized machine that could spit out test results in a matter of minutes.

In late March, Trump hailed

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Relying on Testing to Ward off COVID Put Trump White House at Risk | Top News

By Carl O’Donnell and Chad Terhune

(Reuters) – Early in the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. President Donald Trump put his faith in a toaster-sized machine that could spit out test results in a matter of minutes.

In late March, Trump hailed the launch of Abbott Laboratories’ ID NOW test at a Rose Garden event and embraced its widespread use at the White House to keep the deadly virus at bay. The president often skipped his own administration’s public health recommendations on mask wearing and social distancing, explaining that “everyone’s tested” around him using the Abbott device.

His strategy was no match for the virus.

The president announced Friday that both he and his wife, Melania, tested positive – news that raised questions about the health of other top U.S. officials and threw the final weeks of the presidential campaign into disarray. On Friday, Trump began an experimental treatment and checked in

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Mask Mandate Exemptions Put Pulmonary Patients at Risk

There is no medical justification for exempting respiratory patients from compulsory face mask regulations, and doing so places this already vulnerable population at greater risk for COVID-19, a global group of pulmonary specialists said.

Beginning in May, the Spanish government mandated face masks in open- and closed-space public places, but the mandate exempted people with respiratory problems, “or those who cannot wear masks for other health reasons.”

Weighing in on this and other medical exemptions for respiratory patients, a European Respiratory Society (ERS) committee concluded that there is no evidence that masks harm anyone, including those with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or other respiratory diseases.

“It must be strongly stated that such exemption is not evidence based, and it may carry increased risk of personal infection to the estimated 544.9 million people worldwide suffering a chronic respiratory disease,” Joan Soriano, MD, PhD, of Madrid’s Hospital La Princesa, and

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Andrew Cuomo on coronavirus response: ‘I put my head on the pillow at night saying I saved lives’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday appeared to boast of his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, declaring during a conference call: “I put my head on the pillow at night saying I saved lives, that’s how I sleep at night.”

The Democratic received some pushback online, with many pointing to his March 25th mandate to send coronavirus patients to nursing homes from hospitals – a decision some say factored in to nearly 6,000 deaths.

In this Sept. 29, 2020 photo provided by the Office of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Gov. Cuomo delivers a COVID-19 update during a briefing in New York City. 

In this Sept. 29, 2020 photo provided by the Office of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Gov. Cuomo delivers a COVID-19 update during a briefing in New York City. 
(Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo via AP)

The mandate required nursing homes to take in patients so long as they were medically stable. The nursing homes were further prohibited from testing incoming residents for the virus before they arrived.

More than 6,300 COVID-positive patients

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If You Like Fitness, Motiv Wants You to Put a Ring On It

LAS VEGAS—If I say “wearable,” chances are you’re picturing a Fitbit or an Apple Watch. And that’s because other wearable formats, like the smart ring, have largely flown under the radar. Usually, they’re a little too fashionable for everyday wear, have limited functionality, or some mix of the two. But Motiv is looking to change that with a sleek new fitness tracker, the Motiv Ring.

CES 2017 BugI got to try on the Motiv Ring at CES Unveiled and design-wise, the ring is nondescript, but chic. It’s made from an ultra light titanium shell and comes in two colors: slate gray and rose gold. There’s also a slim LED indicator, which lets you know when the ring is low on battery, syncing, or updating its firmware.

Motiv RingI tried on the rose gold version, which was actually a more brassy color, and it reminded me of what a standard wedding band might look

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