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Arthritis – MOVE Towards A Healthier YOU!

By at April 8, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Arthritis – MOVE Towards A Healthier YOU!

According to the Arthritis Foundation, the term “arthritis” encompasses more than 100 diseases and conditions that affect joints, the surrounding tissues and other connective tissues. Arthritis can cause mild to severe pain in the joints, as well as joint tenderness and swelling. Furthermore, there is approximately 46 million Americans that have some type of arthritis more...

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The Most Common STI is Known as Human Papillomavirus

By at April 1, 2011 | 7:00 am |

The Most Common STI is Known as Human Papillomavirus

HPV (Human papillomavirus) is the most common sexually transmitted infection and cause of genital warts. Warts are small growths that appear on or near the sex organs. According to the CDC, there are more than 40 HPV types that can infect the genital areas of males and females. And it is possible to get more than one type of HPV. Most people do not develop symptoms or more...

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Taking Care of Your Teeth and Gums

By at March 25, 2011 | 4:36 pm |

Taking Care of Your Teeth and Gums

There is a crisis in oral health in Connecticut. Tooth decay remains the most common, yet completely preventable, chronic disease. Many people believe that they will lose their teeth as they age. We now know that does not always have to happen. Your oral health depends on many different factors such as what you eat, the type and amount of saliva in your mouth, your more...

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