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Penn Dental, Penn Engineering Unite to Form Center for Innovation & Precision Dentistry | New Products Services

PHILADELPHIA, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — With the shared vision to transform the future of oral health care, Penn Dental Medicine and Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have united to form the Center for Innovation & Precision Dentistry (CiPD). Conceived and brought to fruition by co-directors Dr. Michel Koo of Penn Dental Medicine and Dr. Kathleen Stebe of Penn Engineering, the CiPD is bridging the two schools through cutting-edge research and technologies to accelerate the development of new solutions and devices to address unmet needs in oral health, particularly in the areas of dental caries, periodontal disease, and head and neck cancer. The CiPD will also place a high priority on programs to train the next generation of leaders in oral health care innovation.

“There is an urgent need to find better ways to diagnose, prevent, and treat oral diseases, particularly in ways that are affordable

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EXERCISE

Walking Is the Superior Form of Exercise

I am certainly not advocating civil disobedience in the pages of Men’s Health, but if there’s one thing that kept me fit, sane and healthy during the first lockdown of 2020, it was walking.

And should the worst happen and lockdowns become a semi-regular feature of the coming months, it’s in the simple practice of pedestrianism that I know I’ll find solace again.

Last spring, as infection levels rocketed and the numbers of people hospitalised, intubated and dying were all rising, I would set out for long walks on the empty streets of south London, where I live. In the government’s “shield” category – by reason of being on chemotherapy for an incurable myeloid blood condition – I knew I’d encounter no one who would pose any threat to me, viral or otherwise, while I would scrupulously avoid coming into contact with the rare and fugitive souls I’d spot

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