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A woman is sitting on a couch with cosmetic dentist Dr. Sean Endsley looking at a tablet.

A new study of nearly 34,000 individuals has found a connection between obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of developing cancer. Results of the study revealed that it was the chronic low blood oxygen levels attributed to sleep apnea that contributed to the higher cancer risk. Study participants underwent sleep…

A dentist cutting a model of a human skull.

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive nervous system condition that affects around 10 million Americans each year. Parkinson’s causes changes in the muscles and nerves, which can make muscles rigid and cause tremors and problems with movement. The disease has no cure, and to make matters even more complicated, a new…

A woman experiencing less oxygen while sleeping on a white pillow.

Can a sleep disorder increase your risk developing of cancer? A new study published in the European Respiratory Journal says yes. According to the recent study, women who are living with sleep apnea have an elevated risk of developing cancer compared to men with the condition. More than 22 million…

A man assessing an x-ray of his teeth, realizing the increased risk of stroke.

It can be persistent. It can be stubborn. It can keep you from having conversations or getting closer with some you love. It can make you self-conscious. What is it? It’s chronic bad breath. Chronic bad breath isn’t just a condition of the mouth. It’s not just annoying. It is…