biology http://wrvo.org en Sugar and cavities: The "tooth" behind what causes decay http://wrvo.org/post/sugar-and-cavities-tooth-behind-what-causes-decay <p>Halloween wouldn’t be the same without horror films, costumes, and of course, candy. The more candy, the more successful the trick-or-treating. But when children start sorting through their sugary treasures, it may not be a bad idea to have a toothbrush on standby to help combat the real horror of Halloween — cavities.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://www.mayoclinic.org/bio/14808331.html">Dr. Thomas Salinas</a> talks about why sugar, something most people -- particularly kids -- love, can cause <a href="http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cavities/DS00896/DSECTION=risk-factors">cavities and dental decay</a>. Dr. Salinas is a professor of dentistry at the <a href="http://www.mayoclinic.com/">Mayo Clinic</a>, a world renown medical practice and research group in Rochester, Minnesota.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Salinas.</strong></p><p> Sun, 20 Oct 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care 45771 at http://wrvo.org Sugar and cavities: The "tooth" behind what causes decay Dads vs. cads: The biological reasons for who wins a woman's heart http://wrvo.org/post/dads-vs-cads-biological-reasons-who-wins-womans-heart <p>Is love blind, or is it like a biological version of <em>The Bachelorette</em>? How does a woman pick her dream guy? Is it completely up to her, or is there a point in which her biological instincts take over? This week on <em>Take Care</em>, clinical psychologist and journalist <a href="http://www.psychologytoday.com/experts/vinita-mehta-phd-edm">Dr. Vinita Mehta</a> discusses the issue most men are afraid to ask about -- how women pick their mates.</p><p><strong>Click "Read More" to hear our interview with Dr. Vinita Mehta.</strong> Sun, 15 Sep 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 44045 at http://wrvo.org Dads vs. cads: The biological reasons for who wins a woman's heart DEC surveys waterbird populations on Little Galloo Island http://wrvo.org/post/dec-surveys-waterbird-populations-little-galloo-island-0 <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">Every 10 years or so, the Department of Environmental Conservation goes out to Little Galloo Island, 20 miles off the coast of Cape Vincent in Lake Ontario, to survey waterbird populations there. The island, with a few dead trees, some grass and a rocky shoreline, is a haven for colonial waterbirds, with nests of Caspian terns, herring gulls and tens of thousands of ring-billed gulls &ndash; the standard seagull seen throughout the north country.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 14:34:00 +0000 Joanna Richards 20383 at http://wrvo.org DEC surveys waterbird populations on Little Galloo Island