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Aging Health

This Week's Feature

image for gum disease and aging Brush Your Teeth—It's Good for Your Heart

When bacteria from your gums get into your blood, it can spell trouble for your heart. How can you protect your gums and your heart from disease?

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Senior's Health Guide

HealthGuides Icon This extensive resource helps older adults understand common illnesses as well as the physical and emotional aspects of aging.

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