Oral sex is causing an oral cancer epidemic in men by outwitting natural defenses

Preventive Health, Women's Health, Dental, Men's Health

Five years ago, when actor Michael Douglas candidly revealed that his throat cancer was linked to having oral sex, two things happened....

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Fresh awakening: Women, too, suffer sleep apnea

Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues, Women's Health

During her worst spells of sleep apnea, Jenn Foisy was lucky to escape mishap. Many mornings she awoke exhausted, her mind cloudy, her body starved of true rest, and got behind the wheel....

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Named Unexpected Cause of Breast Cancer

March 01, 2018 Nash Konston

Dental

A new study shows that women are more likely to suffer from breast cancer if they have problems with teeth and gums....

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Exploring sleep problems in children with developmental disabilities

Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues

Existing studies that have identified an increased risk of sleep problems in children with intellectual disabilities have often included, in one group, children with neurodevelopmental disorders caused by different genetic syndromes or ...

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Skipping CPAP May Mean Return to the Hospital for Apnea Patients

Sleep Apnea

If people with sleep apnea who've been hospitalized for any reason don't use their breathing treatments when they return home, they're much more likely to end up back in the hospital....

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Senior Executives Get More Sleep Than Everyone Else

Sleep

It’s no secret that most of us don’t get enough sleep and suffer for it. If you’re between the ages of 16 and 64, and don’t get seven to nine hours of sleep per night, your logical reasoning, executive function, attention, and mood can ...

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Skip the guilt: Red wine could protect your oral health

Dental

Some of us love to savor a glass of red wine — or two — with dinner every once in a while....

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Adherence to sleep apnea treatment affects risk of hospital readmission

February 22, 2018 Medical Xpress

Sleep Apnea

A study of patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) suggests that non-adherence to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is significantly associated with increased 30-day hospital readmissions....

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The Predatory Probiotic That Improves Oral Health

Dental

If you've ever been in line at a natural health store, you may have come across a rather odd item known as a probiotic chewing gum. As the name implies, the rubbery treat contains millions of bacteria, which at first glance, may not ...

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If You Don't Get Enough Sleep, You May Face a Greater Risk of Alzheimer's, Science Says

February 15, 2018 Jeff Haden of Inc.

Sleep

If you don't get enough sleep -- or quality sleep -- that means you may be like the roughly 50 million to 70 million Americans who suffer from chronic sleep disorders that decrease daily functioning and adversely affect health and ...

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