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Bradley Olson

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Nutrition based health

Environment Contributing To Unhealthy BMI, Research Indicates Newsweek (7/3, Gander) reported, “People have gotten fatter in the past 50 years, and scientists believe our environments could be…largely to blame,” research indicated. After studying data on some...

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Diabetes and oral health

Diabetes May Increase Hospitalization, Mortality Risk More For Women With HF Than Men, Researchers Say Medwire News (7/4, McDermid) reported, “Registry data support a larger impact of diabetes on hospitalization and mortality risk in women than men with heart...

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Floss news update

Global Dental Floss Market Expected To Experience Growth A release on PRNewswire (7/2) states the global dental floss market is expected to experience growth due in part to increasing oral awareness, according to a new market report. The ADA provides a list of floss...

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Dry Mouth Product

Oral Rinse Product First To Receive ADA Seal In Dry Mouth Category The ADA News (6/28, Versaci) reported that Biotene Dry Mouth Oral Rinse has become the first product to earn the ADA Seal of Acceptance in the dry mouth product category. The ADA Council on Scientific...

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Benefits of Fresh Air

Study Shows Two Hours Per Week In Nature Recommended To Improve Health The New York Times (6/13, Sheikh) reported that “a wealth of research indicates that escaping to a neighborhood park, hiking through the woods, or spending a weekend by the lake can lower a...

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More evidence on the oral systemic connection.

Studies Find Association Between Oral Health, Systemic Health The New York Post (6/4, Sparks) reports on recent studies that have found an association between poor oral health and Alzheimer’s disease, ischemic stroke, and high blood pressure, among other health...

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When to Brush Teeth

ADA Spokesperson Encourages Waiting To Brush Teeth After Eating In an updated article, PopSugar (5/31, Shiffer) stated that it’s best not to brush teeth immediately after eating, especially after consuming something acidic, according to American Dental Association...

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Diabetes

Despite Decline In New Diabetes Cases, Overall Numbers Remain High, Research Suggests Medscape (5/30, Tucker, Subscription Publication) reported in continuing coverage that new research suggests “rates of diagnosed diabetes in the United States may finally be...

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Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Is Becoming More Common And Is Often Undiagnosed Jane E. Brody writes in her “Personal Health” column for the New York Times (5/27) that obstructive sleep apnea “is on the rise because the most frequent cause is obesity, which continues its...

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Sugary Beverages

Excessive Consumption Of Sugary Beverages May Shorten Life, Research Suggests CNN (5/17, Scutti) reported that “a study links drinking too many sugary beverages – and even 100% natural fruit juices – to an increased risk of early death.” CNN said the study, which was...

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