Monthly Archives: January 2018

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Achoo! cold, flu, or something else?

Winter and early spring typically bring colds, the flu, and allergies—though they can occur at any time of the year. Determining what you have can be challenging. All three affectRead More

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Gum disease by the numbers

Gum (or periodontal) disease is one of the leading threats to dental health. It’s typically caused by poor brushing and flossing habits that allow plaque—a sticky film of bacteria—to buildRead More

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Exercise key to keeping weight off

Last updated on August 6th, 2021 at 12:08 pm Losing weight is not easy but keeping it off can prove even harder. NIH researchers are studying ways to keep lostRead More