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Smokin’ Microbial Warfare

Smokin’ Microbial Warfare

This is for all the smokers out there, particularly cigarette smokers. It’s also for all of you out there who love someone who smokes. We know you’re out there. Missouri has one of the highest smoking rates in the country. This is not, we repeat not, a lecture. You...

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Coffee Perks

Coffee Perks

For some of us, when it comes to coffee, we can’t get enough. Sure, coffee is one of those beverages that goes in and out of favor with regard to health. Just within the past week, we've been told that parents' coffee consumption may raise risk of miscarriage and...

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Root Canal Awareness

Root Canal Awareness

Next week marks the tenth anniversary “celebration” of Root Canal Awareness Week. So we thought it might be a good idea to “celebrate” the biological perspective on this all too common procedure. Since the recommendation for a root canal usually follows pain and...

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Bending the Fluoridation Facts

Bending the Fluoridation Facts

When it comes to witty truths, no one was more prolific than Mark Twain. And when we read about the recent Canadian study claiming that the end of fluoridation in Calgary caused a spike in children’s cavities, we couldn’t help but think of one particular truth...

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10 Tips: How to Quit Sugar

10 Tips: How to Quit Sugar

Recently, we looked at life buried in sugar. But just how do you dig out from under it? You’ve probably heard more than a few horror stories about how hard eliminating sugar can be – tales of migraines, shakiness, lack of energy, irritability, and more....

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