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  • Feed a cold AND a fever!
    Winter survival: The facts you should know!
    As the award winning song goes, "Baby, It's Cold Outside". Regardless of your age we are all looking for ways to stay warm this winter. Seniors and the in-firmed are at even greater risk so this is the time to dispel all myths and...
  • Teeth
    High blood sugar can cause gum disease in diabetics
    Diabetes affects many organs in the body and your mouth cavity is no exception. The high sugar levels, create bacteria in the mouth that can breakdown the teeth and gums. According to WebMD you may have gum if you have Gums that are red, sore,...
  • Clean eating challenge: Minimizing harmful foods through healthier ingredients
    Clean eating challenge: Minimizing harmful foods through healthier ingredients
    Obesity and heart disease are the most common ailments plaguing Americans today. Healthy diets followed by a consistent exercise regimen helps stop these preventable diseases. Clean eating is a type of healthy lifestyle choice that looks to...
  • Georgia Dental Association Statement against hygienists
    Dental Hygienists and Local Anesthesia (injections)
    A letter was being passed around the internet by hygienists that the Georgia Dental Association came up with that pretty much put down hygienists in Georgia. The statement released by the GDA was to stop legislation introduced by Georgia State...
  • Diabetes Test
    Future dental visits could include diabetes screening using oral blood
    A recently released study from New York University shows that a test for diabetes performed on blood excreted from your gums (gingival tissues) is a reliable source for showing if a patient is at risk for or has diabetes.The reason for doing this...
  • You've got to have friends
    You’ve got to have friends
    We all need time alone from time to time. But in a recent, five month study, results demonstrated that there are countless benefits to the support of a strong social network.The authors of this new research discovered that social relationships...
  • peanut butter
    Babies who are exposed to peanut butter may not develop the allergy
    Brenda Goodman, MA from WebMD Health News reported on Feb 25, 2015, that there has been a the rise in peanut butter allergies over the last 10 years.This health concern has led to new studies on how to combat these peanut butter allergies.The...
  • Long-term care may not be appropriate for adults with brain injury
    Long-term care may not be appropriate for adults with brain injury
    Many adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI) are living in long-term health facilities such as nursing homes, but these settings may not be suitable for the younger adults or for adults with this condition, says a Canadian study by the University...
  • Fluoxetine tablets also known as Prozac and Sarafem
    Antidepressant discovered in dietary supplement OxyELITE Pro Super Thermogenic
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a warning to consumers regarding a pharmaceutical antidepressant discovered in OxyELITE Pro Super Thermogenic, a dietary supplement manufactured by USPLabs, LLC, and marketed as a...
  • Makeover Monday: Change the Way You Think About Exercise
    Makeover Monday: Change the Way You Think About Exercise
    Monday can truly be the most difficult day of the week. When the sun rises at the start of the work week many of just want to go under the covers and stay there.All that fun slacking off done over the weekend can cause laziness to creep in.Here is...
  • Headache
    New treatment offers pain relief to migraine sufferers
    A new, minimally invasive treatment that sprays lidocaine directly onto nerves in the back of the nose offers chronic migraine sufferers sustained relief from pain, according to a new study. The research, presented March 1 at the Society of...
  • Brain atrophy in severe Alzheimer's
    Reduced transport of glucose into the brain aggravates Alzheimer’s disease
    A new study reports that disease progression in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) gets worse when glucose transport across the blood brain barrier is impaired. The results of the study were published on March 2, 2015 in the journal Nature...
  • Sleep awareness week...are you getting enough?
    Sleep awareness week: Things your body does while it is asleep
    Sleep is a very important part of a healthy lifestyle. During the week of March 3 through March 10 the nation celebrates the awareness of sleep and sleep disorders. This is the week to celebrate “National Sleep Awareness”, although the...
  • Peanuts
    Eating peanuts protects cardiovascular health, study finds
    A peanut butter sandwich may be the most popular lunch packed for children, but besides being a popular sandwich filling peanuts provide a variety of health benefits. Recent research published March 2, 2015 in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine...
  • Sad women consoled
    10 ways to creatively manage stress
    Stress is innate within our daily lives. Positive and negative stress looks exactly alike to your mind and body. Getting a promotion, buying a new house, and losing something you cherish all engage the same receptors and create the same response....