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Keeping Your Gums Healthy

Practicing good oral hygiene is the most important action that a person can take to prevent and treat gum disease. Most people tend to overlook their gums when it comes to oral health and focus on getting a bright, white smile instead. However, healthy teeth require healthy gums.

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What Depression Does To Your Body

The effects of depression may extend beyond a person’s emotions and mental health. Depression can also affect a person’s physical health.

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Tips to prevent and treat bug bites

It’s that time of year again — the sun is shining and it’s time to spend some much needed time outdoors. But with the warm weather comes pesky pest that may keep you from enjoying your time outside.

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How To Improve Balance

Many people, when starting their fitness journey, are drawn to the machines at the gym that are only isolating a single muscle at a time. This is really common and, the truth is, we don’t really know any better. We think we are “supposed to go to the gym” and we see all the machines when we get there – it makes sense, right? Wrong! The truth is, the foundation of your fitness routine should be stability and balance training in order to activate and strengthen the core and the many stabilizing muscles, improve coordination, decrease the risk of injury and work to eliminate overcompensations that probably have developed over time. And, there are so many effective bodyweight exercises you can do to build this foundation without ever even stepping foot in a gym. Hooray for time and money saved, right?