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Fluoride varnish for your children? It's not overkill!

Fluoride varnish is a protective coating that is painted on teeth to help prevent new cavities and to help stop cavities that have already started.  


Teens are no superheroes: they should get health tests

If you’ve made the decision to have sex, take charge of your health and get tested for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).


Five reasons to know your cholesterol numbers

Your doctor wants you to have a lipid profile. A lipid profile measures the level of cholesterol in your blood. 


Choresterol for dummies!

What you eat makes a big difference in cholesterol level.  Foods high in saturated and trans (hydrogenated) fats raise cholesterol.  Low-fat, high fiber foods help lower cholesterol.


And this is why high cholesterol could be your worst nightmare...

Have you been told that your cholesterol is too high?  If so, you could be heading for a heart attack or stroke without knowing it.  This is especially true if you have other risk factors for heart disease. 



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