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7 of the healthiest foods for your teeth

Certain foods, like sweets and fizzy drinks, are often cited as bad for the teeth. However, it’s not always so obvious what foods actually benefit the teeth. Consider adding these to your diet… Carrots “What’s up, Doc?” It’s surprising that Bugs Bunny couldn’t just see for himself, given the eyesight-friendly carrots he kept eating. The… Read More »

Putting entire Canadian city under quarantine to contain virus inconceivable, unenforceable: expert

Placing an entire city under quarantine to prevent the spread of a virus is inconceivable, unenforceable and ineffective — and in Canada would be against the law, experts say. Steven Hoffman, a professor of global health, law and political science at York University, said he was shocked when he heard China had shut down Wuhan,… Read More »

What is dual sensory impairment?

Age has its benefits—such as retirement and senior citizen discounts—but it also comes with its share of challenges. As we age, it’s not uncommon to see changes in our health—especially in our vision and hearing. In fact, various studies indicate that anywhere from 10 to 20 percent of those over the age of 70 have… Read More »

Trump administration allows Texas to receive family planning funds while excluding Planned Parenthood

The Trump administration will allow Texas to receive federal family planning funds for a program that excludes Planned Parenthood. Texas had given up Medicaid funding for its program, Healthy Texas Women, in 2013, after the Obama administration had disapproved of its plan to deny funding to organizations that perform abortions. On Wednesday, the Trump administration… Read More »