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New study says age 42 is best age to start breast cancer screening

Black women younger than 50 are almost twice as probable to die from breast cancer as their White peers, despite having a 4% lower incidence of the disease. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that women begin getting mammograms at age 50. The American Cancer Society recommends women start annual screening at 45 years old but may start at […]
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Oral Surgery: Definition & Types

Oral surgery is a surgical procedure performed in the oral cavity. The oral cavity includes the teeth, mucous membranes, and accessory tissue. This surgery is performed to fix or remove pathological anatomical anomalies. It is the dental specialty that manages conditions in and around the mouth requiring surgery. Operations are usually carried out at the […]
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What is a non-surgical facelift?

A nonsurgical facelift rejuvenates the face using nonsurgical and minimally-invasive techniques, such as injectables like dermal fillers and Botox. Also considered are energy-based soft tissue tightening procedures that use lasers, radio frequency, or ultrasound. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, over 15,700,000 minimally invasive procedures were performed in the United States in 2017 alone. […]
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