A new study indicates that brushing your teeth may help fight cancer.
A new study indicates that brushing your teeth may help fight cancer. Poor oral health is a risk factor for an oral HPV infection, and by extension, could also contribute to oral cancers, according to a CNN Health report.
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100: The Environmental Protection Agency has named indoor air quality as one of the top five environmental risks to public health citing research that indoor air may be up to 100 times more polluted than the air outside. With Americans spending 90 percent of their time indoors, purifying indoor air is paramount to keeping families healthy — especially those with family members suffering from asthma and allergies.
While men and women of all ages and ethnicities can develop osteoporosis, some of the risk factors for osteoporosis include those who are female and/or post-menopausal, white, older adults, small in body size, eating a diet low in calcium and physically inactive.