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Obesity, physical fitness and periodontal disease

Obesity, physical fitness and periodontal disease

A physically fit body can lead to a healthy mouth?

You'll probably want to add regular exercise and maintaining a healthy weight to your oral health care routine, which already involves brushing, flossing, and dental visits. According to a study by Japanese researchers, people with healthy body weight and high levels of physical fitness had a lower incidence of severe periodontitis (gingival disease).

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Flu vaccination campaign begins today

Flu vaccination campaign begins today

The arrival of winter lights a warning sign for respiratory illnesses, such as the flu. With that in mind, the Ministry of Health has launched the Flu Vaccination Campaign for 2015, which will start on May 4. The action will provide 54 million doses for the immunization of 49.7 million Brazilians who are part of the priority group because they have a higher risk of complications due to the disease.

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Mohs surgery removes skin cancer with precision

Mohs surgery removes skin cancer with precision

Mohs surgery is a technique used to remove some types of skin cancer. The technique consists of removal of the tumor followed by removal of the lateral and deep margins that are subjected to freezing examination. If there is persistence of tumor at some point, it is withdrawn until it reaches cancer-free margins.

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