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Fight germ invasion

March 21, 2014
Can anything be worse than knowing there is more bacteria on your work desk, your phone and on your kitchen sponge than in your toilet? According to Chuck Gerba, PhD, a professor of environmental microbiology at the University of Arizona...
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Alzheimer's research needs more attention

March 21, 2014
The disease Alzheimer's is on the rise. According to reports today, men have a 1 in 11 chance of getting the disease, whereas women age 60 or older have a 1 in 6 chance to develop the disease...
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7 ways to prevent breast cancer

March 15, 2014
On March 15, 2014, Manalapan health Examiner Stacey Chillemi explains to local residents what they can do to reduce their risks of breast cancer.The facts are terrifying. One in eight women will develop breast cancer during their lifetime...
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Periodontal disease and cardiovascular health

February 28, 2014
Your mouth is connected to the rest of your body. If there is an infection in your gums your entire body is being affected by the bacteria that is present in your mouth. Periodontal disease is more severe and detrimental...
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HIV: A disease that does not discriminate

February 28, 2014
When people hear the term HIV, there are a number of different reactions. Some are indifferent, while others are intimidated. Some imagine dramatic movie scenes, while others picture an emaciated patient wasting away in a hospital bed. A lot people...
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Your mouth is part of your body

January 31, 2014
If you had an infection covering your entire forearm would you just let it sit there and fester? Just because you don’t see what is happening under your gums and around your teeth as easily, doesn’t...
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