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What’s Up Doc? Travel Health Considerations 2019

Q: What can I do to prevent health issues during my foreign travel this summer?A: At least four to six weeks before taking a trip out of the country, especially to a developing country, there are many things to consider to help keep you safe and healthy. Specific considerations will …

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NOTHING BUT THE TOOTH — Important dental topics to consider

One of the questions I received this week was a rather complicated one from a Ms. D. B.She has a very upsetting story relating to fracture of a tooth supporting a fixed bridge, the loss of that tooth, a very poor interchange with the dentist who did the extraction and who …

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05/22/2019 – Wednesday BOGO Pizza Special at Plum Island Beachcoma

At Plum Island Buy One Pizza Get One Pizza Free on Dine In Orders Only. 

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OVER THE COUNTER: Collagen is key to joint, skin health

What makes your skin elastic, your joints cushioned and your hair strong? One answer is collagen.Collagen is an amino acid-rich, structural protein that’s found in our cartilage, bones, hair and skin. You could think of it as the framing system that holds the body’s tissues together. But as we age, …

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What’s Up Doc: What is misophonia?

Q: What is misophonia?A: The medical definition of misophonia (from the Greek “miso” and “phone” meaning “hate” and “voice”) is “a rare disorder in which certain sounds provoke extreme reactions that may be interpreted as unreasonable for the circumstances.” Specifically, misophonia is not that a sound is annoying to the …

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NOTHING BUT THE TOOTH — Make sure you understand the treatment plan

Q. I was wondering if this was protocol. I went to my dentist because a small filling had fallen out of my molar. After Novocaine, the two dentists were talking about my tooth being cracked. My dentist filled my tooth and off I went.A couple of weeks later, I went …

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