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by Wellness Editor Dental fillings are effective tools in treating tooth decay, but they’re far from the living, breathing tissue you began with and only last so long before they need replacing. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just regrow the damaged or missing dentin? Advances in dental technology could soon make that a reality.Dental fillings may repair damaged structures and replace missing or damaged dentin. But... 10/23/2020 7:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor Exercise is crucial to a healthy lifestyle for adults of all ages. After the age of 40, though, it's time to develop, if we haven't already, a proactive strategy for healthy aging. This should include both cardiovascular activity and strength training. But what does that look like, really? Before hitting the gym or heading outside, it's helpful to have a game plan for accomplishing health goals — and... 10/23/2020 7:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor Are you always reaching for the salt shaker at mealtime? Do you eat fast food or processed food? Do you eat out? If you answered yes, then you are likely one of the 90% of Americans who consume too much salt in their diet. 90% of us! So that's most of us. But at Wellness we're concerned about this because new research shows that while those delicious crystals might ramp up the flavor, they can have... 10/23/2020 7:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor It’s no secret that nutrition is important to our wellbeing. Nor is it a secret that mental health can affect physical health. So, what about blending these two aspects of health together? That’s where nutritional psychiatry comes in, and it just may be our ticket to a higher level of wellness. The Role of Nutrition in Good Health Researchers have long said that proper nutrition matters when it comes... 10/23/2020 7:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor For people with bipolar disorder, the stigma of mental health issues can be significant, affecting relationships, friendships, and even work life. New medications and a willingness to speak out about this condition may help people with bipolar disorder live better lives as advocates work to break down barriers and create a pattern of education instead of shame. Celebrities are helping to remove some... 10/22/2020 8:27:38 PM
by Wellness Editor Some of us love talking with strangers, even seeking out opportunities to meet new folks. Others...well, not so much. We may worry before, during, and after the entire conversation about what the other person thinks or hone in on our own quirks, wondering how awkward we seemed or if we said the wrong thing. Those of us who don’t like to talk to strangers might even assume that our new chat partner... 10/21/2020 9:34:34 PM
by Wellness Editor Winter weather can leave many of us with itchy, dry, patchy skin that's absolutely miserable to deal with. From flaky skin to cracked skin, winter can be an unforgiving time for many of us. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to reduce winter’s effects on your skin and keep it in its best possible shape all season long. How to Prevent Winter's Dry Skin Harsh winter dryness can be a terror on your... 10/21/2020 6:24:12 PM
by Wellness Editor The yearly battle against the flu claims at least 20,000 US lives each year, putting 225,000 people in the hospital and infecting up to 50 million in total. Antiviral drugs can tip the scales, but antiviral resistance threatens every bit of progress we’ve made against this fast-mutating group of pathogens. But a possible new medication could shift the balance back in our favor. Antiviral Resistance... 10/21/2020 5:34:18 PM
by Wellness Editor A urinary tract infection (UTI) can be miserable. The pain and burning during urination makes it difficult to think about anything else, and the frequent urge to urinate might make it difficult to leave the bathroom or curtail activities. But most don't know that UTI's can even result in the spread of infection to other areas of the body and may even have serious consequences if left untreated. Inherent... 10/20/2020 3:16:15 PM
by Wellness Editor Women have a 1 in 8 chance of developing ovarian cancer over the course of their lives, according to the American Cancer Society. Although ovarian cancer can be uncomfortable to think about, having a good knowledge of what to look for and what options a person with the disease has for treatment and recovery are very important. Here are some of the things you really should know about ovarian cancer.... 10/20/2020 2:55:24 PM
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