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Information on the latest research and studies, better-health tips, and advice for children's and seniors' health from GateHouse News Service. Know what the \x34study of the week\x34 means for your health and that of your family, and get plenty of ...
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Information on the latest research and studies, better-health tips, and advice for children's and seniors' health from GateHouse News Service. Know what the \x34study of the week\x34 means for your health and that of your family, and get plenty of fodder to ask your doctor about.
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New Research



A new study indicates that brushing your teeth may help fight cancer. Poor oral health is a risk factor for an oral HPV infection, and by extension, could also contribute to oral cancers, according to a CNN Health report.



Number to Know



100: The Environmental Protection Agency has named indoor air quality as one of the top five environmental risks to public health citing research that indoor air may be up to 100 times more polluted than the air outside. With Americans spending 90 percent of their time indoors, purifying indoor air is paramount to keeping families healthy — especially those with family members suffering from asthma and allergies.



— Brandpoint



Senior Health



While men and women of all ages and ethnicities can develop osteoporosis, some of the risk factors for osteoporosis include those who are female and/or post-menopausal, white, older adults, small in body size, eating a diet low in calcium and physically inactive.



— CDC

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