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Dentist Are Scary?!!?

Dentists More Scary Than Snakes And Spiders, UK

Oh no not again. It's not good news for Dentists as the latest piece of research by the British Dental Health Foundation suggests that visiting the dentist makes people more nervous than snakes or spiders.

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Medical Students- Health Worse Than Patients

Australian Medical Association admits that the medical’s student’s health is worse than the average population!

The AMSA has launched a wellbeing program across Australia to teach our medical students to stay healthy after it has been found that most medical students are suffering from poor health.

“The Australian Medical Students' Association (AMSA) has released a wellbeing guide to assist medical students in maintaining their health and wellbeing throughout their time at medical school.

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Alcohol and Cancer

Alcohol – Is It Doing You Good or Doing You Harm?

I have for many years now taken the position that alcohol is a poison and causes serious harm to the body. I have felt that it is incredibly misleading for science and doctors to tell people that it is OK to have a glass of wine or two a day as it is good for heart health when they do not consider the damage the alcohol is doing to people’s bodies.

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Calcium and Dairy

Seeing as I do dentistry for a living it's not surprising that I am often asked about calcium and whether to take supplements or not, or whether drinking more milk is the answer. Personally I do not recommend calcium supplementation as it is easy to consume enough calcium from our diet via green vegetables, seaweed, nuts and seeds and so forth. Notice I did not mention milk or diary in my suggestions. Now there is a good reason for this and that is whilst dairy may contain calcium it is not adequately absorbed by your body.

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