The Raised Fist: Sidebar

  New research has revealed that people of African descent are at greater risk of developing an aggressive strain of oral bacteria that can prompt periodontal disease. “The prevalence of this particular (bacteria) is very high in the northern and western parts of the African continent but is also frequently found in…individuals of African origin…

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The Raised Fist

  I was captivated by a story that appeared in the media last March about a Nova Scotia man who was stoked to buy dentures with winnings from his $675,000 lottery prize jackpot. “Yep, I went right out and got a new set of false teeth,” said James Hanlon, 60, in a recent phone interview. “I’d been…

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