That's right. Simply brushing your teeth can help to prevent preterm birth. At least according to new research highlighted on...

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That's right. Simply brushing your teeth can help to prevent preterm birth. At least according to new research highlighted on msnbc. This new research says that previously undiscovered bacteria in the mouth may be the cause of up to 80% of all preterm labors. 80%! That's quite a lot. This is actually very useful research though, because it's an easy fix. Women can be encouraged to brush more; an ultra low-cast option to prevent preterm birth, or doctors can prescribe targeted antibiotics that can fight the bacteria culprit. I love an easy and useful study! Then grab your toothbrush and get scrubbing. Read the whole article.

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