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Your Dental Hygiene Is Not Complete Until You Include Your Tongue

Besides your teeth and gums, your tongue is one place that bacteria can live and reproduce to create tooth decay and gum disease. Adding your tongue to your daily dental hygiene habit gets rid of more of the bacteria. Here is why you need to remember to include your tongue when you brush and floss everyday. A Natural Hiding Spot for Bacteria Hundreds of small bumps of tissue, called papillae, cover your tongue. Read More 

Traveling With Hearing Loss? Follow These Tips

When you suffer from hearing loss, the prospect of heading to the airport and setting off for an unfamiliar destination can be a bit intimidating. You may worry that you'll have trouble hearing instructions from flight attendants or hosts or that your hearing aids will be confiscated by security. These travel tips can help you navigate the experience and avoid struggles. Tell the TSA agent that you have a hearing aid device. Read More 

Don’t Like Your Nose? 2 Ways You Can Make It Better

Your nose is a prominent feature on your face, and if you do not like it, you likely hate for people to see your profile. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to help with this problem so you will feel better about the way you look, two of which are listed below. Rhinoplasty Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that can change the width of your nose at the bridge, reposition your nostrils, remove visual depressions or humps on the bridge, fix nostrils that are upturned or wide, and fix a nasal tip that is bulbous, enlarged, hooked, upturned, or drooping. Read More 

Choosing The Right Health Insurance For Your Family

Choosing the right health insurance plan is about more than just getting good medical care, it's also about protecting your family's financial security. According to one recent Harvard study, as many as 62% of all bankruptcies were brought on by medical expenses. It's not enough to just have a policy any more, you need to be sure that the policy you choose will provide the coverage you need without overwhelming you with additional costs you can't absorb. Read More 

3 Treatments To Avoid Chemotherapy-Related Hair Loss

While undergoing chemotherapy, you can experience a range of side effects, including hair loss. Even though there is a chance you can lose your hair, there are steps you and your doctor can take to possibly prevent hair loss. Here are some treatments that are available to help prevent hair loss.  Minoxidil Minoxidil has been used for years to help prevent genetics-related hair loss and can possibly help to prevent chemotherapy-related hair loss. Read More