Author Archives: Rebecca Turley

About Rebecca Turley

Rebecca is a full-time writer and editor with a BA in Journalism and Communications. Throughout her career she has contributed to high-profile websites and blogs related to psychology, social and behavioral sciences, teaching and more. You can connect with Rebecca on LinkedIn at

Why Prehistoric Humans Had Better Teeth

A study published in March 2016 revealed that the condition of Neanderthals’ teeth is better than that of modern humans. It compares homo sapiens in today’s hunter-gatherer societies with Neanderthals who had the same diet – meat and plants. Even …

Kentucky Dentist Nominated for 2016 CNN Heroes

A Barbourville, Kentucky dentist has been nominated as one of CNN’s Heroes for 2016. In 2005, Dr. Edwin Smith remodeled an 18-wheel truck and turned it into a mobile dental clinic to give free dental care to poverty stricken children …