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November 2015

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  • Sugar Free Drinks Can Still Damage Teeth

    Nov 30, 2015

    It is common knowledge that sugar-filled sodas, sports drinks, and juices are bad news when it comes to maintaining healthy teeth. Now, a study done by researchers at Melbourne University’s Oral Health Cooperative Research Center shows their sugar-free counterparts aren’t great for your teeth either. ... Read more

  • Beware the Burn of the Bird

    Nov 24, 2015

    Deep frying a turkey this Thanksgiving? Make sure you avoid these hazards to avoid calling the fire department. ... Read more

  • Eye on Diabetes

    Nov 23, 2015

    November is National Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month: Get the Facts, Pass Them On. ... Read more

  • Legislators Get a Crash Course in What it Takes to Become a Doctor

    Nov 20, 2015

    Project Medical Education is an event designed to educate local leaders about what it takes to become a doctor. ... Read more

  • Watch Where You Walk

    Nov 19, 2015

    We all know about the dangers of distracted driving, but what about distracted walking? Well, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but distracted walking is a real thing, and it’s causing serious bodily harm to pedestrians. ... Read more

  • Charlie Sheen Admits He is HIV Positive

    Nov 17, 2015

    Charlie Sheen is one of the 1.2 million people living with HIV in the United States. ... Read more

  • Herpes: The Blistering Facts

    Nov 16, 2015

    Do you have herpes? Many of us would feel pretty comfortable answering “absolutely not.” However, a recent report from the World Health Organization finds that if you are under 50, there is a 67 percent chance the answer is “yes.”... Read more

  • Why Am I Out of Breath?

    Nov 13, 2015

    You do Pilates. You go running. You consider yourself to be in good shape. Then, one day, you find yourself out of breath while carrying groceries up a flight of stairs. What is going on? ... Read more

  • Football and Kidney Lacerations

    Nov 12, 2015

    Football is a dangerous game. We all have heard about the head injuries players receive that can cause long-lasting damage. We also have seen players sidelined by serious orthopedic injuries. Now a different type of injury is taking players out of the game – kidney laceration. ... Read more

  • A New Target for Blood Pressure

    Nov 09, 2015

    A new study finding on lowering blood pressure could have a far reaching impact on adults in the United States. ... Read more

  • Rethinking Antibiotics to Treat Acne

    Nov 06, 2015

    Having acne means wearing your insecurities out in the open for everyone to see. Whether you are a teenager trying to make it through adolescence or an adult still struggling with their skin there may be a chance you aren’t receiving the remedy you need for your skin problem. ... Read more

  • UNI’s ROPES Course Doesn’t Disappoint

    Nov 02, 2015

    The structure on the east side of the University's Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI) is a world- class ropes course.... Read more

  • Paying for Mammograms: Does my Insurance Cover Breast Cancer Screening?

    Nov 02, 2015

    Lost in all the mixed messages over when women should start getting mammograms, is the threshold question of whether insurance covers it. ... Read more