August 2014


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After a Diagnosis, Someone to Help Point the Way

When Kathleen Henry’s uncle was told he had bladder cancer in May, she knew she needed help.

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Oral Hygiene may Prevent Cancer


Brushing and flossing brings more than pearly whites and fresh breath. New research reveals proper oral hygiene may prevent head and neck cancer.

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Study: Shrinking Brain Not a Normal Part of Aging

The belief that healthy older brains are substantially smaller than healthy younger brains may stem from studies that failed to screen out people whose undetected, slowly developing brain disease was killing off cells in key areas, according to new research.

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Active ImageGooey nutrition bars fuel energy — and cavities
Athletes and on-the-go snackers hearing bad news from the dentist


“I was devastated,” says the 49-year-old mother of five from Allendale, N.J. “I had three huge cavities and I haven’t had a cavity since I was a kid.”

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Active ImageOne Dose, Not Two, May Do for Swine Flu Vaccine
Single Dose Vaccine Would Mean More to Go Around, Researchers Say


Infectious disease experts expressed relief in light of new research released Thursday suggesting that one dose of a new vaccine against the H1N1 swine flu may be enough to grant immunity for most people against the pandemic strain.

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