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Can Brushing Your Teeth Protect Your Heart?

Most people are taught to brush their teeth regularly at an early age to prevent cavities from developing. While brushing your teeth will certainly help achieve this (as well as prevent other issues, such as gum disease), it turns out teeth-brushing can also help lower the risk of atrial fibrillation (an irregular heartbeat) and heart…

4 Tips to Help You Compete in The Great American Smokeout

Almost everyone knows smoking is bad for you. It’s become a widely known fact that smoking is one of the leading causes of cancer. Because of how addictive it is, it can be incredibly difficult to stop smoking. That’s why the American Cancer Society encourages smokers to stop – even if only for a day –…

November Is National Family Caregiver Month

national family caregiver month

Providing care to family members who can no longer support themselves can be quite challenging and stressful. Yet millions of Americans work hard as family caregivers. Many of them dedicate what little free time they have outside their own jobs to provide the long-term care their family members need. In support of these caregivers, November…

Solving the Mystery of Chronic Pain

chronic pain

According to a CDC report published in 2016, roughly 20.4% of all adults in the U.S. suffer from chronic pain, while 8 percent of U.S. adults suffer from high-impact chronic pain. Unfortunately, treating chronic pain has remained a challenge due to the general mystery surrounding its causes. Chronic pain has mostly been managed through the…

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 10 Things to Know

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer continues to be one of the most serious forms of cancer. In fact, it’s the second most common form of cancer affecting women. It’s estimated that one out of every eight women born in the U.S. will be affected by breast cancer at some point during their lives. Fortunately, survival rates are high…