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The Benefits of Flossing

When not flossed regularly the enamel between your teeth can erode causing cavities, visible discoloration or damage to your teeth, as well as gum disease. Flossing your gums at least once a day can dramatically improve your chances ...

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Too Few Older Adults Tell Docs About Memory Loss

By E J Mundell Do you worry that forgetting names, or where you put your keys, might be a sign of impending dementia? If you're like most older Americans, you don't bring this up with your doctor, a new study shows. Researchers who looked at federal government data on more than 10,000 people found that in 2011, only 1 in 4 adults aged 45 or older discussed memory problems with a health care professional dur ...

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Americans 100 and Older Living Even Longer

According to researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, death rates for the oldest Americans charted a steady decline between 2008 and 2014. This trend held for both genders and across races and ethnicities, the data showed. ...

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Is Your Smile Unforgettable?

“The smile is our area of expertise, and AACD dentists make it easier for people looking for a job or a new relationship to put their best foot forward,” says Dr. Joyce Bassett, AACD president. ...

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Six Eczema Triggers To Avoid

Does your eczema seem to strike at the most random times? Could it be something you ate? Could it be that new laundry detergent you picked up at the grocery store just last week? If you don’t know your personal eczema triggers, read on to find ...

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Facts You Need to Know About Hospice

Signing up doesn’t mean giving up all medical care. Transitioning to hospice means shifting from one set of goals (how to get longer life through a cure) to another (how to get the best quality of life out of whatever time is left). ...

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