Glass of water
8Feb, 2017

How much water should I drink?

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It’s a simple question, with a not so simple answer. There are many factors that can affect how much water your body needs. Perhaps as a child you were told you must drink 8 glasses of water a day. Think back to your food pyramid days. Before we look into some factors that determine how much water you need, lets look at the importance of a healthy intake of water daily.   What are the health benefits of water? About 60 percent of our body’s weight is water. It is […]
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Children’s Dental Health
29Feb, 2016

Children’s Dental Health

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Teaching your children the importance of dental health will help teach them good habits that will protect their teeth for years to come. The ADA recommends providing mouth care for your baby by wiping the fuss with a moist gauze or washcloth. When your child begins teething, teeth should be brushed twice a day, and teeth that touch should be flossed once a day. It is important to take your child to a dentist before their first birthday. Common Problems Baby bottle tooth decay and cavities can be prevented by […]
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June is Men’s Health Month!
1Jun, 2015

June is Men’s Health Month!

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June is dedicated to raising awareness of preventable health problems in men and boys by encouraging early detection and treatment. This month will be filled with screenings, health fairs, media appearances, and other educational outreach programs. The Men’s Health Network is encouraging men and boys to seek regular advice and early treatment for disease and injury. Wear Blue this month to help raise awareness and show those you love that you care about them and their health! The Men’s Health Resource Center provides information on disease categories and health topics […]
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Oral Health
1Dec, 2014

Oral Health

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Your smile is the first thing people notice when they meet you. Make a good impression! Proper oral care is critical from birth on to maintain healthy teeth, gums, tongue and to prevent problems when you are older. Your mouth is closely linked to the rest of your body, and therefore attention to oral changes could help you catch a disease in its very early stages. Keep your Mouth and Teeth Healthy! For infants and young children their first set of teeth help them talk, eat, and holds the space […]
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