This article explains the relationship between the human papilloma virus (HPV) and the tremendous increase in oral, head and neck cancers in men in their 40s and 50s. You could have been exposed to the virus 4 decades ago, and now, it pops up.
If I had my way, everyone would see an ear, nose and throat physician (otolaryngologist) once a year for an oral cancer exam.
At this point, there is no "pap" smear for oral cancers, according to the American Dental Association.
On the show, I outlined how important it is to have a landline if you have a child with disabilities. If they have mild disabilities (ADHD, learning problems, dyslexia), you need to label your address directly onto your phone and have a chart right above the phone that gives them the sequence (with pictures if necessary) about how to handle the situation. Practice, practice, practice.
You do not want your child to be traumatized by a lack of preparation. It can be a life-altering situation.
To learn more, go here. If you can, sign the petition and pass it along.
This is disgraceful and unconscionable behavior. Thanks for this...
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