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'I made my false teeth with instructions on social media': UK dentist crisis encourages dangerous practices

‘I made my false teeth with instructions on social media’: UK dentist crisis encourages dangerous practices

Residents of a city in the United Kingdom where there is not even a single dentist in the British public health system (NHS) available to treat new patients tell how they became desperate and even resorted to creating home-made dentures following instructions on social media. Ian Simpson, from Blackpool in North West England, says he …

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Social isolation and loneliness may be associated with death, AMI and stroke

Social isolation and loneliness may be associated with death, AMI and stroke

Socially isolated or lonely people are at increased risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), stroke and death, regardless of other factors, concludes the study. American Heart Association (AHA) in a new scientific statement. More than four decades of research “have clearly demonstrated that social isolation and loneliness are associated with adverse health outcomes,” Dr. Crystal …

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Social isolation and loneliness increase risk of death from heart attack or stroke

Social isolation and loneliness increase risk of death from heart attack or stroke

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association showed that social isolation and loneliness are linked to an approximately 30% increased risk of death from heart attack or stroke, or both. “More than four decades of research have clearly demonstrated that social isolation and loneliness are associated with adverse health outcomes,” …

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