July 2010

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    Can We Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

    Research Provides New Leads

    Will crossword puzzles, exercise or a change in diet help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and age-related cognitive decline? Research so far has offered some leads, but no certain answers yet.

  • Illustration of woman brushing her teeth.

    Mind Your Mouth

    Preventing Gum Disease

    If you have it, you’re not alone. Many adults nationwide have some form of gum disease. It can cause swollen gums, bad breath or even make you lose your teeth. The good news is that gum disease can be prevented.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Bryan Ewsichek (design)
  • Peggy Vaughn
  • Harrison Wein