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NEWSLINK: 19 Habits That Wreck Your Teeth

Closeup of Teeth of Smiling Woman, with Toothbrush in Foreground

[“19 Habits That Wreck Your Teeth” – WebMD – 6.25.14] WebMD sets out nineteen bad habits to avoid, if you want to keep your teeth healthy and intact, complete with slideshow. One interesting point to remember is that acid is also a problem with teeth, not just sugar.  So food or drinks that are high in acid can cause issues, as well as starchy food, because

Deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) reaches United States

MERS Coronavirus

An American who traveled to Saudi Arabia, and later returned via London to the greater Chicago area, is the first confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the United States.  The patient is currently being treated in a hospital in northwest Indiana. MERS is a type of corona virus, a broad family of viruses that includes the common cold and SARS.  Infection can result