At-Home Teeth Whitening Leaves U.K. Man With Hole in Throat

Aug 24, 15 At-Home Teeth Whitening Leaves U.K. Man With Hole in Throat

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A 22-year-old man in the U.K. has been left with a hole in his throat after using over-the-counter teeth whitening strips he purchased in hopes of emulating the pearly whites of his idol, movie star Channing Tatum. Jake Barrett apparently had a severe allergic reaction to the Crest 3D White Whitestrips, which left him with a...

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The Danger of Forgetting to Brush Your Teeth

Aug 19, 15 The Danger of Forgetting to Brush Your Teeth

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If you’re one of the 25% of adults who don’t brush twice a day, you’re going to want to sit down and read this. The Guardian recently chatted with Francesco D’Aiuto, a senior lecturer at the Eastman Dental Institute in London, about how brushing twice a day isn’t just good for a patient’s oral health,...

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Foodies Beware! Your Restaurant Kick May Be Making You Sick

Aug 09, 15 Foodies Beware! Your Restaurant Kick May Be Making You Sick

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Many people think that dining out at full-service restaurants is a healthy option compared to fast food or takeout. According to researchers, however, those people are wrong. A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Illinois reveals that full-service restaurant food is often more calorie-laden, and contains more...

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Health Groups Eager To Spread Awareness Of Uterine Fibroids, New Treatments

Jul 31, 15 Health Groups Eager To Spread Awareness Of Uterine Fibroids, New Treatments

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Around the country, women’s health organizations have been trying to raise awareness of uterine fibroids, the most common cause of benign tumors suffered by women of childbearing age. And as more women and healthcare providers look for solutions, healthcare companies are stepping up their investment in treating the condition....

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New Shingles Vaccine Could Provide the First Effective Barrier Against the Virus

Jul 24, 15 New Shingles Vaccine Could Provide the First Effective Barrier Against the Virus

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“Having the chickenpox as a child is good,” they say. “It means your risk of contracting the pox again is very low — and you probably don’t even remember how bad it was!” What they don’t tell you, however, is that if you’ve contracted the chickenpox, you’re at risk for...

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Endangered Snake Beats Skin Cancer

Jul 24, 15 Endangered Snake Beats Skin Cancer

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Skin cancer is all too prevalent among humans — considering the fact that an estimated one in five people in the U.S. will develop the disease in their lifetime — but snakes? According to officials at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, MedVet Medical and Cancer Centers for Pets has given a state-endangered plains garter...

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