Posts Categorized: California Headlines

What Are the Symptoms of Breast Cancer?

Anyone who experiences symptoms of breast cancer should visit their primary care physician right away. Behind skin cancer, breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer in women. It’s estimated that one in eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer at some point in their lives. Fortunately, survival rates are climbing.…

Talking With Your Child About Cybersecurity

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As our dependence on the Internet has grown, so have the cybersecurity risks that come along with such dependence. California businesses, government institutions, schools, and, of course, people, all depend on the Internet as a resource for information and an avenue of communication. It’s so omnipresent in our everyday lives at this point that children have…

Home Eye Safety Awareness

Because more eye injuries occur in and around the home, Prevent Blindness America has declared October as Home Eye Safety Awareness Month to help educate the public on steps that can be taken to avoid painful and costly injuries. Find information for your patients on the organization’s dedicated Web page: PreventBlindness.org/eye-safety-home. Each year in the…

What Is Good Oral Health?

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Good oral health is critical to preventing all sorts of health issues in the future that can be both expensive and painful. It’s why the ADHA (American Dental Hygienists Association) designated the month of October as National Dental Hygiene Month. The following is a brief overview of the importance of oral preventative maintenance and a few…

Dental Hygiene: Good Oral Health

How to Observe National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM) This year, NDHM is centered around the four components of good oral health maintenance.  Why is preventative oral health maintenance so important? Because if we all absorb the message of a diligent daily dental hygiene health regimen we can reduce things like kids tooth decay – about…