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Are Canker Sores Contagious?

Common Symptoms, Oral Health

02/05/2010
Though often confused with cold sores or fever blisters that are contagious, canker sores are not and are a problem that nearly everyone will deal with at some point in life. Here's the difference between these medical conditions. Cold sores and fever blisters are caused by the herpes virus (HSV1) more...

Lifesaving Facts About Oral Cancer

oral cancer

02/04/2010
Cancer is a disease that shows no discrimination. What makes oral cancer so scary is that it is often not diagnosed until a late stage, In fact, only one-third of all oral cancers are diagnosed in an early stage. While typically thought to affect older people, it's now more prevalent more...