More than 18 million American adults have sleep apnea, reports the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). Many children also have sleep apnea, although the diagnostic process by health care professionals is not consistent. View full article »
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Ladies, are you listening to your bodies? Recently, Prevention magazine featured an article about 10 subtle clues your body may provide about many health problems. Consider the following health issues and clues:
Many people put off going to the dentist until they have a toothache. According to the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, at least 9 percent to 15 percent of Americans avoid seeing the dentist due to anxiety and fear. Many are both afraid the dentist will find multiple cavities and are uncomfortable with the tools used to check tooth surfaces. Now a new laser technology device, called a DIAGNOdent, makes it easier for dental professionals to detect cavities without the use of traditional dental tools. View full article »
Health care reform and the ACA will change the face of medical coverage for many Americans.
But here’s the good news: You do not need to make any changes to your dental and/or vision plan, and you can keep your current benefits at least until your 2014 renewal. View full article »
Scientists discovered that astronauts spending extensive time in space may experience vision problems after returning to Earth. Through a research project sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a research team of ophthalmologists studied the impact of space travel on the eyes and vision of more than 300 astronauts. View full article »