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The Water Flosser: A Great Alternative for Floss Haters

Eighteen percent of people would rather wash dishes and 14% would rather clean toilets than floss. Water flossing offers a more palatable alternative.
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Common Summer Health Risks and How to Avoid Them

There are many summer health risks that you might not even consider before you head out the door for a pool party or day on the beach.
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Can Cranberry’s Bioactive Ingredient Prevent UTIs?

The bacterial anti-adhesion activity of proanthocyanidins (PAC) aids in preventing UTIs and reducing antibiotic use.
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5 Ways Biking Can Boost Your Health

There are certain benefits of riding a bike that driving a car could never live up to. Here are 5 reasons to hang up your car keys.
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Holistic Preventive Medicine Can Change Your Life for the Better

Holistic preventive medicine focuses on the whole person. How you treat your body affects your overall health and wellness for years to come.
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What to Look for in a Quality Sober Living Home

A sober living home is an essential step between leaving an intensive substance abuse treatment program and reentering the world on your own.
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Melanoma: What You Need to Know About Diagnosis and Treatment

Melanoma is an aggressive skin cancer but it is treatable, and even curable, if caught early. Here are the essentials of diagnosis, treatment, & prevention.
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Is There Really a Way to Reverse Diabetes?

High glucose levels found in people with Type 2 diabetes are only one part of the complex molecular biology that causes diabetic complications. Lowering glucose levels without addressing the other issues will not prevent cardiovascular complications.
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What Everyone Should Know About Their Heart

Using newer tests that reveal unrecognized risks, heart disease can be identified at the earliest stages and measures can be taken to stop and reverse the process.
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Will Polygenic Risk Scoring Change Medicine in the Future?

Polygenic risk scoring is a new tool that will allow doctors to provide precisely tailored medical advice and preventive medicine that matches your specific genetic risk.
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There’s No Better Time to Commit to Reducing Gun Violence

As the number of school shootings continues to take a murderous toll on families across the US, it's time for everyone, including doctors, to make a commitment to reducing firearm-related injuries & deaths. Long-time gun researcher, Garen Wintemute MD, MPH wants doctors to help reduce gun violence now.
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The One Absolutely Amazing Secret That Will Change Your Skin

Although there are many anti-aging skin products on the market, the most effective anti-aging preventative is sunscreen that protects against both UVA and UVB. UVA causes skin aging, UVB causes sunburn, and both cause skin cancer. Covering up and avoiding the midday sun are also important.