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Gum Disease and Colon Cancer: You bet your colon there’s a link!

“Among people with colorectal cancer, there were higher numbers of Fusobacteria and Porphyromonas bacteria than in patients who didn’t have the disease.  Fusobacteria and Porphyromonas, which are prevalent in both the mouth and gut, are associated with inflammation of the … Continue reading

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Living in a fog | Thanksgiving and sleep apnea

 When you’re living in a fog, it’s hard to feel thankful.                         Most people can differentiate between sunny, rainy, or foggy days. However for almost 15% of adult Americans who … Continue reading

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Oral Cancer Screeening: Identifying Oral Cancer Through Saliva

  Several years ago, UCLA scientists developed a revolutionary new way to identify oral cancer, even before swellings and lesions are visibly present. Funded by the National Institute of Dental and Cranial Facial Research, they developed a simple saliva test … Continue reading

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Oral Cancer Screening: “All You Have to do is Open Your Mouth”

“All you have to do is open your mouth.” — The Head and Neck Cancer Alliance   Did you know that we systematically screen all of our patients for oral, head, and neck cancer when you come in for an … Continue reading

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Rescue Breathing for Laryngectomees and Neck Breathers

Knowing how to do CPR and rescue breathing are very important general life skills that if you don’t have, you should learn how to properly do them as soon as possible. (A friend once said that if a person loves … Continue reading

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