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Oral health is underappreciated. Only about 40% of Americans floss daily, and 20% never do. Oral health isn’t just about good looking teeth, good smelling breath, or not wanting your teeth to fall out as you age (although those are all valuable). Oral health impacts the entire body. People with signs of periodontal disease like […]


Jiaogulan: Tea of Life

November 2, 2018

One way to build a healthier life is to emulate the habits of those who are blessed with good health and longevity. Here’s one you can easily incorporate into your daily life: sit back and enjoy a cup of Jiaogulan tea.

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It’s not the shock of looking in the mirror and realizing you aren’t 16 anymore that will get you. New research has linked forehead wrinkles (having two or more) with an increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease. Even when controlling for other factors like age, other diseases, smoking, etc., having wrinkles on the forehead […]

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Sleep is good for you. It lets your brain flush and reset itself. During sleep, your body performs routine maintenance, including cardiovascular support. Everyone needs sleep—it’s a myth that some people only need 4-6 hours (tests show they’re functioning well below average and shouldn’t even be driving!), and that we need less sleep as we […]

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May is stroke awareness month, and of all the days, weeks, and months given to various diseases, this is one of the more important ones. Fighting against stroke is in your hands—not just in terms of prevention, but in taking immediate action. What are the chances you will have to know the signs of stroke? […]

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