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Watch for signs of oral cancer

(NC) — Dental hygienists say that we can all play an active role in reducing the risks of developing oral cancer. Our own actions can improve treatment outcomes through early detection and lifestyle choices. Oral cancer is the 13th most common type of cancer in Canada. Researchers tell us that in 2013, an estimated 4,100 people in this country were …

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Best Natural Remedies for Cold and Flu

When you’re feeling under the weather, sometimes all you want to do is curl up on the couch with a fluffy duvet, a bowl of hot soup and a soothing cup of tea. But those aren’t the only solutions to coping with cold and flu. From supplements to homemade remedies from the kitchen cupboard, we’ll try just about anything to …

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Some cold, hard facts about Hypothermia

Hypothermia – not a matter to be taken lightly by anyone venturing outdoors – is the No. 1 killer of outdoor enthusiasts in North America. For those unaware of this deadly medical condition, hypothermia occurs when the core temperature is reduced below its normal level, which is 98.6 degrees. The most common cause of hypothermia is an overexposure to cold …

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