How Diabetes Affects Your Oral Health

A high blood sugar gives bacteria an easier environment to grow. (Getty Images) Diabetes can affect your oral health in ways you might not expect. First, when you have diabetes, it’s harder for your body to fight off infection, including gum disease. “Uncontrolled ...

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Can Legislation Reduce Lung Cancer Rates?

Massachusetts is considering raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. (Getty Images) Since the middle of the 20th century, we’ve known that smoking is bad for us. That’s when the surgeon general first began raising the alarm about smoking’s connection to lung ...

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