Melinda Hitt

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Gum disease link to Alzheimer's, research suggests

<b>Gum disease has been linked to a greater rate of cognitive decline in people with Alzheimer's disease, early stage research has suggested.</b><p>The small study, published in PLOS ONE, looked at 59 people who were all deemed to have mild to moderate dementia.<p>It is thought the body's response to gum …

Dental Care

Case of the week: Discover a New Kind of Prep Guide

(WASTED) FOOD FIGHT!

By Amanda Hong<p>Consider this shocking fact – a whopping 40% of food produced in the U.S. goes to waste.<p>Though we preach waste reduction in my …

Why composting is the ultimate way to reuse and recycle

Dark, rich, crumbly and nourishing, compost leaves nothing to waste. It's time to let the rot set in during International Compost Awareness week<p>What do you want to know about composting? Put your questions in now and join Wednesday's live chat here<p>My mother had some funny habits as far as …

5 Situations that Call for Raised Beds

As many of us preppers know, raised beds are just heaven sent. They can give us great crops and even let us grow food we normally couldn’t in the …

How to Build a Raised Bed with Benches

Benches make it easier to plant, weed, and harvest your garden.<p>This half-day project makes gardening easier and more comfortable. It’s higher than …

HugeDomains.com - OurGardenClub.com is for sale (Our Garden Club)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Shark Behavior: Circling around alleged victims

The fins of a white shark cutting through the water - an image we all know and fear. But in effect, the shark is only showing curiosity.<p>© Shark …

White Shark

Shark Eats Shark in Area Bay

It’s a shark-eat-shark world out there -- even in the Delaware Valley.<p>That’s how it seems after a photo of a shark swallowing down another shark …

Fish

How Shark Attacks Work

<i>The thing about a shark is, he's got lifeless eyes. Black eyes. Like a doll's eyes. When he comes at ya, he doesn't even seem to be livin'. 'Til he</i> …

9-Year-Old Boy’s Shocking Reaction to Shark Attack: ‘He Was So Excited’

Labor Day weekend will perhaps always be memorable for nine-year-old Connor Baker, as he was bitten by a shark at St. Augustine Beach, Fla.<p>While the attack, itself, was startling enough, the young boy’s reaction, too, is worth noting.<p>“He was hilarious, he came out of the water with his hands over …

If Non-Catholics Can Still Get to Heaven, Why Evangelize?

"Joey-O" asked the following question in the Q&A board at Phatmass:<p>I have encountered several Roman Catholics who have said things, like: "It's …

20 Recipes for Hummus, the Best Dip There Ever Was

The world is your creamy, dreamy hummus bowl—try these 20 recipes and see.<p><b>You can run off into the sunset</b> with your sour cream and onion dip. We're staying put with hummus, the creamiest, dreamiest spread of them all. A straightforward chickpea base lends itself to infinite riffs and …

Cooking

Philippians 2:3

Philippians 2:3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves,

Philippians 4:19

Philippians 4:19 And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.

An Easy 6-Day Plan to Lose 10 Pounds

Get the motivation you need to slim down and stick with it.<p>If you could design your dream diet, what would it include? Lots of variety so meals and snacks never get boring? Plenty of treats? A day to cheat a little? Well, we hear you — and we've worked all that into our program. Follow this easy …

7 Foods You Didn't Know Could Heal Your Gut

Your gut’s duties involve so much more than digesting breakfast, lunch, and dinner.<p>In fact, your gut—comprised of trillions of microorganisms like …

Tooth decay is the plague of the 21st century and can even kill you

View gallery<p>It’s insidious, invisible, thick and deadly… and it’s spreading inside your mouth right now.<p>Dental expert Dr Uchenna Okoye’s description …

Beyond tooth decay: why good dental hygiene is important

Most of us are aware that poor dental hygiene can lead to tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath - but not brushing your teeth could also have …

Medical Research

How hormones affect your dental health

<b>Pregnancy</b><p><i>What’s going on?</i><p>Hormonal and circulation changes that are part of pregnancy often change the body's inflammatory response to plaque and …

Turmeric Surpasses Mouth Wash for Oral Health: Gingivitis, Mouth Cancer, and More

The powers of some foods to heal and nourish are so impressive and varied that these foods should be included in our weekly if not daily diets …

Stem-Cell Dental Implants Grow New Teeth Right In Your Mouth

The loss of a tooth is a minor deformity and a major pain. Although dental implants are available, the healing process can take months on end, and implants that fail to align with the ever-growing jawbone tend to fall out. If only adult teeth could be regenerated, right?<p>According to a study …

Got Cavities? Ancient Teeth Reveal Bacteria's Evolution

Ouch! The bacterium that causes toothaches has become more diverse over the course of human history, a new study finds.<p><i>Streptococcus mutans</i> is a …

Evolution

Sinus lift video :using MIS-Implants Bone compression kit

El sistema de implantes FRONTIER ofrece novedosas ventajas para el profesional ya que con el implante viene incluído un muñón de titanio maquinado en fábrica, con su respectivo tornillo, para ser usado como pilar definitivo en la rehabilitación protesica final. Además inlcuye el tornillo de cierre que viene en el tapón del envase, el cual ha sido diseñado para la introducción manual del implante directamente en boca del paciente, facilitando la manipulación y reduciendo el tiempo de cirugía.

Dental implants procedure video - restoration

Hybrid Implant Dentures

How to Make Homemade Pizza, Grandma Pie-Style

A chewy-crisp crust, endless topping ideas, and do-ahead ease. Pizza made in a sheet pan is the simplest, tastiest way to feed a crowd.<p><b>Those supremely thin, hearth-blistered pizzas</b> coming out of upscale pizzerias these days? We love ‘em, but trying to replicate the conditions of an 800-degree …

Cooking

Buffalo Chicken Dip

<i>A classic Buffalo Chicken Dip – shredded chicken, hot sauce, cream cheese, ranch dressing, and lots of cheese! Great for parties and game days!</i>One of …