July 2010

Can We Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?
Research Provides New Leads

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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. Read more about what might help.

Mind Your Mouth
Preventing Gum Disease

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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. Read more about preventing gum disease.

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