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Keeping children's teeth healthy

May 20, 2016

Dentistry has come a long way since the Middle Ages, when people had their teeth yanked out at the barbershop. In fact, dental care has greatly expanded in the last 20 years. But even now, with the latest dental advancements, you still have to play an active role in your dental care — and your child’s.

Resource Center(s): Children's Health (Pediatrics), Pediatric Medicine


Make your wishes known for unknown scenarios

May 20, 2016

You’ve probably heard stories about people who experience an accident of some kind, sustain a head injury and are being kept alive on machines or feeding tubes in a long-term care facility while mentally incapacitated. For some, that's a worst nightmare. That's why it's so important to make your wishes known now.


You are not alone: End of life care, and beyond

May 16, 2016

There are many sayings that encourage people to think ahead, such as, “Always be prepared,” or “Expect the unexpected.” But it might take more than a catchphrase for you to plan. When a loved one’s — or your own — end-of-life comfort depends on it, it’s important to know all the options.

Resource Center(s): Hospice

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