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UMMC School of Dentistry accepting applications for Dental Mission Week – WLBT

Dr. Smith said, “lot of decay, a lot of missing teeth. I think the status is that 55% of Mississippians have severe tooth loss, not all tooth loss, but severe enough that it affects their chewing which affects their overall health and there are so many links between oral health now and medical conditions.” "Dentistry|headache"… Read More »

Advanced school nutrition programs are effective, argue researchers – FoodNavigator-USA.com

The five-year trial​​, conducted in conjunction with the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut, followed nearly 600 students from 12 schools in New Haven, Connecticut. The study is one of the first school-based policy intervention studies that followed students through middle school. Students in schools with enhanced support to… Read More »