In addition to writing about cancer-related issues for EmpowHER, her work has been seen in publications internationally.
Gum Disease and Women. American Academy of Periodontology. Accessed 16 July 2013 at:
" Oral Health and Preventive Dentistry. “Women's Health: Periodontitis and its Relation to Hormonal Changes, Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes and Osteoporosis" Krejci CB, Bissada NF. 2012;10(1):83-92. Abstract accessed 16 July 2013 at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22908092 and Case Western News release:
Periodontal Gum Disease: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Surgery. Accessed 16 July 2013 at:
Periodontitis: A risk factor to respiratory diseases. Rajiv Saini, Santosh Saini, and Sugandha Sharma. Lung India. 2010 Jul-Sep 27(3):189. Accessed Online at:
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by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith