Sore Jaws, Cracked Teeth COVID Collateral Damage

Reports of pandemic-related dental problems liked cracked teeth are common, and sales of mouthguards to prevent people from grinding their teeth are up.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies from Pancreatic Cancer

The three-time cancer survivor faced her most recent troubles in late 2018, when she had surgery for lung cancer that was discovered after she broke several ribs in a fall in her chambers. In January of 2020, Ginsburg announced that she was cancer free. But in July she said she was undergoing chemotherapy after a […]

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How to Eat More Vegetables and Greens Throughout Your Day

We all can agree that eating enough vegetables, and in particular, greens, are beneficial for our health.  But, it can be challenging to figure out ways to get more greens into your day. I’ve found that many times when people think of eating greens they think of salads or cooked veggies.  While those are two […]

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Beets for Better Lung Efficiency

If you have breathing troubles, nitrates — a compound found in beets — may be able to help. Previous studies have shown that nitrates can help improve muscle function by optimizing the way the muscles use calcium. Since the diaphragm is a muscle, researchers from the University of Florida wanted to see if those benefits […]

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Vaping Increases Youths’ Risk of COVID-19

Will smoking raise your risk of severe COVID-19 and risk of dying from the disease?1,2 Interestingly, much of the research looking at conventional smoking has found mortality rates tend to be lower among smokers than nonsmokers. Results are not entirely homogenous, though, as some studies have come to the converse conclusion. Vaping e-cigarettes, on the […]

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COVID Conflicts Are Straining Relationships

As the coronavirus pandemic wears on, it’s clear that not everyone’s on the same page when it comes to preventing the risk of infection.

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Smoking Ups Your Risk of a Fatal Brain Bleed

Compared to nonsmokers, the risk of fatal bleeding in the brain was three times higher among heavy and moderate smokers, and 2.8 times higher among light smokers.

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