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Gum Disease Tied to Yet Another Deadly Illness

 Add one more reason to why you should brush and floss regularly: Gum disease bacteria are now tied to higher odds of esophageal cancer.

The study tracked the oral health of 122,000 Americans for 10 years. It found that the presence of two types of bacteria linked with gum diseasemay hike the risk of the cancer.

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