Dangerous Dehydrating Effects of Flying

...Your bags are packed. ...You arrive at the airport on time. ...You board your flight, coffee in hand. You’re a happy traveler. After you deplane, you stop by the bathroom. In your peripheral vision you get a glimpse of your reflection. You stop and look. Who is that looking back at you? This morning you were showered and refreshed. Now, you look...

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New Year, New Diet?

It’s safe to say that topping the list of New Year’s resolutions for 2019 will be the same: eat healthier, get more fit. For many, that means trying a new diet.

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Four Things You Probably Didn't Know About Mistletoe

Today, mistletoe can still be found around the holidays - hung in your friends’ home for their annual Christmas party or in your relatives’ doorway, greeting everyone as they come home for the holidays. Although mistletoe has been around for centuries, how much do you really know about this kiss-inducing plant? As oral hygiene experts, we were curious. The facts we found might...

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Are You a Mouth-Breather? Here's What You Should Know

Breathing through the nose is typically healthier; as Healthline points out, the nose can filter out pollen in the air and other small particles that you don’t want in your lungs or bloodstream. Breathing through your nose can also help increase lung function. On the other hand, breathing through your mouth can interrupt your sleep, which messes with your overall...

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How to Tell a Loved One They Have Bad Breath

Chronic bad breath is a unique health concern because it doesn’t only affect you and your own body, but everyone around you. We all know what it’s like to talk to someone who has bad breath. You probably try and get out of the conversation as quickly as possible. But what about when this person is your friend, spouse or...

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