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Most Common Viruses in the U.S. and How it Can Affect Your Family

Viruses are microscopic organisms that can spread through different modes of transmission, including airborne, touch, and consumption. Influenza (Flu) is a respiratory illness caused by an influenza virus, and vaccination is recommended. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is highly contagious and can cause severe health problems, especially in young children. Norovirus is a highly contagious virus

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Understanding Chronic Pain and Its Symptoms

Chronic pain is a long-term, persistent discomfort lasting over 3 months. Common chronic pain symptoms include continuous pain, fatigue, mood changes, sleep disturbances, and limited mobility. Risk factors for chronic pain include genetics, age, lifestyle habits (smoking/drinking/diet), and lack of exercise. Treatments for chronic pain include massage therapy, regular exercise, and medication. It is important

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The Cause and Management of Asthma

• Asthma is caused by genetic and environmental factors such as air pollution, allergens, and respiratory infections. • Common symptoms include wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. • Diagnosis requires a physical examination, medical history review, and tests such as lung function tests and chest X-rays. • Cleaning your home regularly, avoiding triggers,

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5 Tips to Protect Your Health and Teeth as an Athlete

Wear a mouthguard during contact sports to protect teeth from injury. Select the right athletic gear to reduce the risk of injury. Eat a nutritious and balanced diet for strong bones and teeth. Get regular exercise and stretching to improve performance and reduce the risk of injuries. Utilize cosmetic dentistry if you suffered from sports-related

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5 Tips to Deal With a Wisdom Tooth

Consult a dentist to determine the best treatment plan, wherein they may suggest implants to replace your extracted tooth. Manage pain with over-the-counter medication, ice packs, warm compresses and home remedies. Maintain good oral hygiene practices for optimum dental health. Eat soft foods to aid recovery. Practice relaxation techniques for stress relief and symptom management.

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5 Tips for Dealing With Tendonitis

Consult your doctor on appropriate anti-inflammatory medication before taking it, and understand any potential side effects. Rest the affected area and apply ice to reduce pain and inflammation. Wear supportive gear like a wrist brace or elbow sleeve to provide extra support. Stretch regularly to keep muscles, tendons and ligaments flexible, reducing stress on them.

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The Connection Between Stress and Dental Health: Managing Your Oral Health During Challenging Times

Stress can significantly impact your oral health, leading to anxiety, depression, and inadequate dental hygiene.  Proactively managing stress through self-care and relaxation techniques can help protect your teeth from harm. Eating a well-balanced diet and exercising regularly can reduce stress and improve oral health.  Budget-friendly dental procedures such as tooth implants, composite fillings, and partial

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Helping Young Women Feel and Look Good

Embrace your body and recognize that there is no “perfect” body type.  Focus on the positives of yourself and choose clothing that flatters your figure and makes you feel confident.  Take care of your body by eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, getting quality sleep, and drinking enough water.  Invest in quality, timeless pieces, and

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Brushing Up on Oral Health: Tips and Tricks for a Brighter Smile

Brushing and flossing regularly helps lower the risk of gum disease, bad breath, and cavities.  Replacing missing teeth can restore your smile and prevent other teeth from shifting out of position.  Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic remedy that removes bacteria, reduces inflammation, and strengthens gums.  Chewing sugar-free gum produces saliva to help wash away

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How To Choose From an Array of Cosmetic Procedures

Facelifts and botox are two popular cosmetic procedures that can improve the look of the face.  Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure that enhances the size and shape of the breasts.  Restorative and aesthetic dentistry procedures such as teeth whitening, dental implants, veneers, and braces can help improve the appearance of your teeth.  Liposuction is

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