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Oral Care Guidelines for American Senior Citizens

Good oral health practices benefit the rest of the body. In order to prevent infection and lessen stress due to changes in oral sensation, it is advisable for seniors and their families to learn as much as they can about oral hygiene. Here are some important oral

Ear Protection for Military Personnel

No, you definitely won’t see it in their faces; hearing loss is not as apparent an injury as a loss of a limb or loss of sight in veterans. For an active duty soldier, however, the lack of the full power of the ears could be fatal.

Hospital IQ: Watch Out for Bed Entrapment

Many people dislike staying in hospitals, nursing homes, and healthcare centers because of the uneasy environment. To make the patients feel relaxed, these facilities provide a comfortable bed. But even this cradle can cause patients anxiety attacks due to the possibility of bed entrapment. The agents from

The Science Behind Acupuncture

Some people are a bit skeptical when it comes to acupuncture. Aside from being traditional and foreign, it is only an alternative medicine for your medical woes. Its popularity in the US was due to Richard Nixon’s arrival from China in 1971, as he became an avid

Shielding Your Ears from the Noise of War

There is a great honor that comes with serving your country in the armed forces. But with this great honor comes a great price. You risk a lot when you become part of the military, especially in the physical sense. Of the many health risks you face

Telling the Story Straight about Orthodontics

Most parents dread it when the dentist says their kids need braces. They hope it never happens, but the estimate is that 45% of kids in Perth will need orthodontic treatment at some point. Since you have a roughly 1 in 2 chance of getting the bad

The Risk of Rabies: Animals That May Transmit the Virus

Rabies is one of the most common animal-transmitted viruses. Unlike FMD and the avian flu, rabies is a constant threat to the society. Humans and animals can acquire the virus through exposure to the carrier’s saliva, and the result is always fatal. The local government imposed laws

Can Emotional Abuse Be Prosecuted?

Scars of emotional abuse are hard to alleviate. The marks of violence may heal, but when the damage is done subconsciously, it can affect one’s personality as a whole. So, does this act can be prosecuted? In Australia, emotional abuse is defined as a non-physical form of

Looking Over Your Shoulder: What Is Dandruff?

There’s no reason to hate wearing a dark-colored shirt, unless you have dandruff. The white flakes that falls off from your hair is a chronic condition, though harmless, caused by a dry or greasy scalp. Dandruff is made of dead skin and although it’s not a threat

Coffee Saves the (Mouth’s) Day- Here’s How

If your dentist tells you to dump coffee for whiter teeth, he may be thinking the old way. That is, before researchers start waving their findings, this caffeinated culprit is more than just a stain that you should ditch. There are many studies that disprove this notion.