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Not a Myth

Not a Myth

Do you get a full eight hours of sleep each night? Or are you lucky to get just a few? If you’re getting by on five or fewer hours of sleep each night and think you can still function and stay healthy, you might be surprised to know this is just a myth. It is...
Is Laughing Too Hard Dangerous?

Is Laughing Too Hard Dangerous?

Can laughing be dangerous to your health? For one Chinese woman, laughing became pretty serious when she laughed so hard her jaw became stuck open. The woman, who was traveling on a high-speed train to Guangzhou in South China, reported that she was laughing...
The Right Routine

The Right Routine

Do you brush before you floss or floss before you brush? Is there a “right” way or a “wrong” way to do it? It turns out, there actually is! A study published in March 2017 in the journal Periodontology found that while flossing anytime is good,...
A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words

A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words

Can photographs predict if you’ll have sleep apnea? According to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 3D photographs could allow scientists a chance to analyze facial features to determine if a patient is at risk of...
Waking Up Hurting?

Waking Up Hurting?

Are you up with headaches regularly? It may not be the glass of wine you had before bed last night; it could be a symptom of a common but often undiagnosed dental condition. That’s right – we said dental condition. Headaches are frequently a symptom of...