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Dental Health = Heart Health?

Did you know that taking care of your gums and mouth can also help keep your heart healthy? Here’s an explanation of how it works from the UHC Dental Clinic team…

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What’s Your Flu I.Q.?

It’s the FLU!…but is it really?

Everyone’s familiar with that horrible feeling: your sticky eyelids creak open on the morning of the big midterm exam that you’ve been studying for since last week, aaaaand… you’re sick.
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MRSA & Staph Infections: Reasons to Practice Good Hygeine

You’ve probably heard of MRSA and Staph infections before, but do you really know what they are? Do you know how to keep yourself and your friends infection-free? Below are a few tips for doing so and some information on why it’s important!

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  Staphylococcus epidermidis bacteria / Photo Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

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4 Tips 4 a Healthy Heart

Heart health is a big deal! And not just for your parents – for UGA students too. While we celebrated American Heart Month in February, it’s important to keep a few things in mind throughout the year. So important, in fact, that President Obama issued a proclamation on January 30, 2015, aiming to raise awareness about high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke – the causes of one-third of the adult deaths in the United States.

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