Holiday sweets bring reminder to brush, floss

Halloween, Thanksgiving, and the holiday season are just around the corner, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and Ad Council have teamed up for a campaign to promote oral health. This Partnership for Oral Health is designed to raise awareness of children, parents and caregivers about oral health. Some of the recommendations found …

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A day dedicated to preventing stroke

World Stroke Day is Oct. 29. Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and long-term disability in the United States. An estimated 795,000 people suffer a stroke each year. Someone suffers a stroke every 40 seconds, and someone dies of a stroke every four minutes, according to the American Heart Association and American Stroke …

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When should you see a physical therapist?

Physical therapists are, in basic terms, experts in function and movement of the human body. While an acute injury, such as a fracture, ACL injury, or dislocation may first require a visit to a physician, chronic conditions such as painful movements of the arm or leg that affect your everyday function, can usually be resolved …

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