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Is Flossing Useless? What Dentists Really Think About That New Report

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Yes, a recommendation for daily flossing was removed from the U.S. Dietary Guidelines earlier this …

Plant proteins link to longer life

<b>People should aim get more protein from vegetable sources rather than meat, to boost life expectancy, a study has suggested.</b><p>US researchers writing in JAMA Internal Medicine looked at 30 years' of diet data for 130,000 people.<p>They found a reduced risk of early death in people who ate more …

30 Easy Ways To Eat Healthier On A Budget

Because it really shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg.<p><i>Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Dental Fillings Heal Teeth With Stem Cells

Regenerative dental fillings that allow teeth to heal themselves have been developed by researchers, potentially eliminating the need for root canals.<p>…

The science is in: exercise won’t help you lose much weight

We’ve been conditioned to think of exercise as a key ingredient — perhaps the most important ingredient — of any weight loss effort.<p>You know the drill: Join the gym on January 1 if you want to reach your New Year’s weight loss goal.<p>But in truth, the evidence has been accumulating for years that …

Top 5 Reasons Why You're Not Losing Weight

Have you ever been frustrated by your weight? You cut your calories, log your food intake and diligently work out, sweating through spin classes and …

15 plants that will purify the air in your home

1/<p>1. Boston Fern (Nephrolepis Exaltata)<p>Boston ferns rank as one of the best plant air purifiers and they also release an abundant amount of moisture …

10 Ways to Quit Feeding Cancer Cells and Prevent Cancer

How to prevent cancer cells naturally<p>We all know that cancer cells are altered cells. But did you know that they can only flourish in a specific …

8 weight-loss routines to get your body fat under 10%

Now that you’ve made some headway in the gym, you want to start honing in on the details, like dropping your body fat percentage. How hard could it …

How to Start Working Out in the Morning

You plan a workout for the evening, but then something comes up—a happy hour, a deadline for work, or maybe even a Tinder date. And there goes your …

How to Build a Table from a Single Sheet of Plywood

Ah....the 4x8' sheet of birch plywood. A timeless DIY material, strong, dimensionally stable, and full of crisp lines and repeated grain patterns. …

How to Repair Drywall: A Homeowner's Guide

If you own a home, odds are very good that the walls (and ceilings) surrounding you are made of drywall. Also called Sheetrock, plasterboard, or wallboard, drywall was invented in 1916 and quickly caught on, since it was relatively cheap and easy to erect. The downside? Even today, it's pretty …

New dental implant tech speeds and improves bone growth

In ancient Egypt, missing teeth were sometimes replaced with carved seashells or pebbles anchored in the jawbone. Modern implant dentistry is a lot …

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The Chemistry of Dentistry

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Dentists are damaging patients' teeth and then forcing them to pay to fix the damage, Citizens Advice has warned. It says it helped people in England and Wales with 4,000 dental care

Dentists are damaging patients' teeth and then forcing them to pay to fix the damage, Citizens Advice has warned.<p>It says it helped people in England …

Hooked: How Opioid Abuse Starts at the Dentist for Many Americans

Opioid addiction can begin with a dental procedure that’s become a rite of passage, leading many to question how dentists prescribe painkillers.

Top 10 Rules You Must Follow To Lose 10 Pounds

Experts say the key to losing weight—and actually keeping off the weight—isn’t a crash diet or starving yourself. Rather, it’s making long-term …

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

The secret life of a dentist: some patients think superglue will fix their toothache

“I can’t imagine anything worse than staring into someone’s mouth all day,” the man growls disdainfully from the dental chair. Personally I think that feet would be much worse. After quoting him the standard cost of an NHS filling, he grumbles, “I bet that will help towards your Ferrari.”<p>I am …

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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> …

Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

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18 renovation apps to know for your next project

Everybody needs a little help sometimes<p>Embarking on a home renovation project is no easy feat, but thanks to today's advances in internet technology, there is probably a stellar app out there ready to assist with every part of the process.<p>Below, we rounded up 15 standouts across three …

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21 Cauliflower Recipes For Anyone Trying To Eat Fewer Carbs

Cauliflower pizza was just the beginning.

You can be this hot by working out 1 hour a week

If Joe Wicks has his way, we will be ditching our scales and feasting on carbohydrates and healthy fats — and instead of a growing waistline, we’ll …

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My Teeth Were Torn Out by France's Notorious 'Butcher Dentist'

The "butcher dentist," Jacobus van Nierop, who was sentenced to eight years in prison this week, ripped out my teeth and left me to bleed.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE France.</i><p>If you're anything like me, the mere mention of an appointment with the dentist stirs up a whole array of …

9 Best Low-Cost Exercises for Weight Loss

Photo (cc) by DavidSpinks<p>Americans certainly have a desire to lose weight. A Gallup poll found that 51 percent of us hope to shed at least some …

Call her the baby whisperer: This neuroscientist knows how to get any infant to sleep through the night

Does your sprog still wake up multiple times per night? Are you ready to weep? Author Polly Moore is here to help<p>Polly Moore is something of a baby whisperer. The Director of Sleep Research at California Clinical Trials in San Diego and author of “The Natural Baby Sleep Solution”, she’s identified …