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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.  

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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).

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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. 

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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.

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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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