The Defender Digital Editions

Health Edition - September 2016


  • Defender Special Health Edition: 5 tips for dental care; Parents seek oral care on child’s first birthday
  • What Blacks should know about oral cancer; Older adults have special dental needs
  • Missing teeth: What’s best for you?
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center- Fertility and cancer: Important things to know
  • Center Fold: Closing the dental care gap; Oral health worse in communities of color; Low-cost dental care
  • Memorial Hermann-Health Centers for Schools, 20 years helping students
  • Texas Children’s Hospitals- Nontoxic vs toxic 101; Understand Scoliosis
  • Kelsey-Seybold Clinic-Back pain can often be solved without surgery

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