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From Your Mouth to Your Brain: The Gum Disease-Dementia Link

People with chronic periodontitis that can lead to tooth loss have a 6 percent higher risk of dementia than people who don’t have gum disease.

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Gum Disease Treatment May Help People With Liver Disease

Oral care to treat gum disease can help reduce inflammation and toxins in the blood caused by cirrhosis of the liver, according to a study published online.

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10 Things Even RA Vets May Not Know

There have been so many developments in rheumatoid arthritis over the last decade that even RA veterans may not be up to date. Here's what you should know.

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Can Activated Charcoal Treat Your Chronic Condition?

Find out if the claims that activated charcoal can combat digestive issues, high cholesterol, and skin problems are true.

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Top 10 Rheumatoid Arthritis Articles in 2017

Check out our most popular rheumatoid arthritis and chronic illness articles from 2017.

Thyroid Cancer Risk Factors to Know

Thyroid cancer isn’t always something you can prevent, but you can reduce your chances by understanding these risk factors.

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Do You Know the Rules for Flexible Spending Accounts?

You can save money on health costs with a flexible spending account if your employer offers one. But do you know what’s allowed — and what’s not?