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Mighty Mouth: Keeping Your Baby’s Teeth Healthy

  Caring for young children’s teeth is an important part of keeping their bodies healthy—and it’s never too early to get started! Strong first or baby teeth set the stage for strong permanent teeth, and help children play, learn, and grow. In honor of Children’s Dental Health Awareness Month, here are some tips to keep [...]

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Something to Smile About: Free Clinic Takes Bite Out of Dental Access Gap

Wish you could take a bite out of your dental bills? You aren’t alone. In April, the Kaiser Family Foundation reported that 33 percent of people surveyed skipped dental care or dental checkups because they couldn’t afford them. Approximately 108 million Americans lack dental insurance, more than twice as many as lack medical insurance. Getting [...]

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A Recipe for Success!

Our Homeless Initiative Program (HIP) sees many success stories as one of the largest and most comprehensive programs for the homeless in Indiana.  This particular story touches on all of the different tools HIP uses to contribute to the success of their clients. “Smile, you’ve got a job now…” (story written by: Karin Romani, Employment [...]

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Tools to Help You Quit Smoking — And Help Someone Else Do the Same

With a new year upon us, is going smoke-free one of your resolutions? More than four in five smokers say they want to quit. Research shows that you are twice as likely to succeed if you join a tobacco cessation program that includes ongoing support. That’s particularly important for those living near the poverty line. [...]

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