Oral cancer refers to cancer found in any part of the mouth, including cancers of the lips, tongue, cheeks and floor of the mouth. It can be life threatening if not diagnosed and treated early. Unfortunately, oral cancers are often not detected early because the symptoms can be painless, and many people are not aware of the disease. But the good news is that survival rate is high when oral cancers are found in the first stages. Awareness and early detection are key!

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April 9th, 2019

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With age comes a lot of changes, especially physically. The visible outward signs of aging include wrinkles, age spots, and greying hair. Despite the noticeable changes occurring externally, there are also transformations taking place internally.

Aging increases a person’s risk of health problems, and that includes oral issues. Seniors are encouraged to pay close attention to their teeth, gums, and general oral health. Oral and physical issues impact one another. So, maintaining a healthy mouth is essential to overall health. That’s why we’re tackling the subject of dental health for seniors in this article.

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March 19th, 2019

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According to statistics, at least 30 million people in the U.S. are affected by an eating disorder.  An eating disorder is a psychological illness that impacts an individual’s relationship with food, typically producing irregular eating habits.

The most prevalent eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. These illnesses commonly affect individuals who have low self-worth and are very critical of their bodies. These individuals starve themselves, or they consume a certain amount of food and disgorge it later.

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March 5th, 2019

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