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3D-printing dentists are recreating entire jaws

<i>From helping humans live longer and hacking our performance, to repairing the body and understanding the brain, WIRED Health will hear from the</i> …

Innovation

E-cigarettes should be given to smokers, say doctors

E-cigarettes should be offered to patients trying to give up smoking, doctors have said.<p>A report published by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) …

Public Health

'My Husband Is Mad That Anal Sex Hurts Me'

Reader Try Everything Once writes,<p>I read your articles all the time and I have a question. You say that marriages benefit from conversing about sex, but what if your partner discredits your opinion? My partner has an anal fetish. And, because I love him, I tried it because he asked me to. After …

He Was on Flight Home From Deployment When the Captain Asked, ‘What Are You Doing on My Aircraft?’ — Then, He Realized Who It Was

A military officer recently received quite the surprise on his flight home from the Middle East after a long deployment.<p>When United Airlines Capt. Mario Lopes learned that there was an opportunity to pilot a military flight to Norfolk, Virginia, on the same day that his son, First Lt. Mario Lopes, …

Republicans Are Legislating Based On Fake Videos. Should Someone Tell Them?

The House passed a pair of bills related to Planned Parenthood funding and "abortion survivors" on Friday.<p>WASHINGTON -- In the second GOP presidential debate Wednesday night, candidate Carly Fiorina passionately described a graphic scene from an undercover video of Planned Parenthood in which a …

More homeless camps are appearing beyond downtown L.A.'s skid row

Evicted four months ago from their Highland Park apartment, Louis Morales and his 18-year-old stepson, Arthur Valenzuela, live half-hidden by brush along the nearby Arroyo Seco riverbed.<p>Morales, 49, keeps a framed bible verse and a stuffed monkey in his tent. Water hauled by bike from a park heats …

Is This Country Crazy?

<b>Inquiring Minds Elsewhere Want to Know</b><p><i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>Americans who live abroad -- more than six million of us worldwide (not counting those who work for the U.S. government) -- often face hard questions about our country from people we live among. Europeans, Asians, and Africans …

From the archive, 22 December 1984: The female part of a man called Eva

Eva Mattes, the German actress, has taken a great many risks already in her comparatively short life. Before she came of age, she played a Vietnamese girl raped five times by American soldiers and then murdered in a film called Okay, which caused a scandal at the Berlin Festival of its year. Then …