Monthly Archives: September 2019

What brushing teeth and homework have in common

happy child at dentist

(BPT) – Did you know over 34 million school hours are lost each year due to children’s dental health problems in the U.S.? Tooth decay is actually one of the top chronic infectious diseases in the country, but is 100% preventable. Children who experience untreated oral health issues are also more likely to have lower…

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CDC Foundation program makes a difference for people with cancer


(BPT) – Imagine being diagnosed with cancer, going through chemotherapy, and then getting sidelined by an infection. Unfortunately for people with cancer, this is a serious potential side effect of chemotherapy. Each year, more than half a million people with cancer are treated with chemotherapy, which may weaken their immune system (a condition known as…

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