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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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Fall Prevention: Why Every Aging Adult Should Learn Tai Chi

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Meaningful evidence suggests that Tai Chi may reduce the risk of falls in aging adults. Every senior should consider taking the time to learn it.
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Common Summer Health Risks and How to Avoid Them

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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?

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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.