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Unhealthy Mouth can have Effect on Heart, Rest of Body

By Robert W.Vera, MD, FACOG LCSW/LCDC – email: rwvg57@gmail.com

 

In past issues of City Beat Magazine, we have discussed obesity, risky behaviors and breast disease. These topics are not separate and all have a relationship to one another. In this piece, we will see why the condition of your teeth is so important for the rest …

Featured / Health

Opioid Abuse & What It Costs Our Society

By Robert W. Vera, MD, FACOG LCSW/LCDC – email: rwvg57@gmail.com

 

Our health is largely linked to our behavior. A recent article in City Beat dealt with how risky behaviors affect our health. Alcohol and drug abuse is risky behavior. It costs us our health and it costs society in broken families, homelessness, crime, poverty, the spread …