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MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — An inmate who blames Michigan prison officials for gum disease is getting his day in court. Jerry Flanory's lawsuit against three people is going to trial Monday in federal court in Marquette. He claims he lost a tooth in...
Tags: Punishment, Trials, Diseases and Illnesses, Prisons
We all know the face of stress: the clenched jaw, the furrowed brow, the intense stare. And, really, it's not a bad look. We all do some of our best work under pressure. Adrenaline and other stress hormones give us the kick start we need to meet deadlines...
WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistBrushing your pet's teeth usually isn't much fun for you or your furry friend, but experts say it's vital to their overall health. From the time your pet's a puppy, veterinarians suggest some type of cleaning regimen. Vets recommend...
February is Veterinary Dental Month. Have you taken advantage of the special offers most veterinarians advertise? This is to encourage pet owners to have their pet’s teeth cleaned and have an examination of the mouth, tongue and gums at the same...
Seniors with questions and concerns about their teeth will be able to get free answers through a new program from the Baltimore City Health Department. Called “My Smile,” the program targets low-income seniors who are in need of dental...
Last week my friend Jean and I attended the Del Mar Fall Home Decorating & Remodeling Show, and the Healthy Living Festival at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Although we quickly made our way through the decorating and remodeling displays, we spent quite a bit...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with chronic gum disease seem to be slightly more likely to develop the skin condition psoriasis, according to a new study. Taiwanese researchers found that in a group of more than 230,000 people, those with gum disease...
With so many things to think about, expectant mothers sometimes neglect their teeth, but this can have implications for their unborn babies. In response, the advocacy group Maryland Dental Action Coalition is educating women about proper oral hygiene...
KIAHLos Angeles, California - It seems you`re never too old, or too young, to take care of your teeth. And now, researchers think they`ve found a connection between good dental hygiene and a lower risk for dementia. Researchers at the University of...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who keep their teeth and gums healthy with regular brushing may have a lower risk of developing dementia later in life, according to a new study. Researchers who followed close to 5,500 elderly people over an 18-year...
Nancy A. Leamond Discusses New AARP Surveys A key voting bloc: non-retired baby boomers ages 50-64, is driven by economic anxieties that extend well behind the single issue of jobs, according to a new series of surveys from AARP. The surveys show the...
Toothpaste 101 Ingredients to watch for: Sodium Lauryl Sulfate – closely linked to canker sores. A harsh detergent used in many toothpaste to create a foaming effect. Saccharin: An artificial sweetener used in adult diet beverages, but...
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