Dental Care

8 Things That Are Becoming Less Affordable for the Middle Class

We may think that an ever-advancing, high-tech society means our standard of living is improving. However, many people insist that the present-day …

Personal Finance

Minnesota dentist accused of having sexual contact with Sioux Falls jail inmates

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Worthington dentist and resident active in community organizations has been accused of inappropriately touching female inmates …

Crime

Opinion: 'Monstrous' treatment immigrant children isn't 'fake news,' but fake humanity

Most of the world was riveted last week by the developing story in Thailand, where 12 little boys were trapped in that cave, two miles or more from …

Fake News

I Spent $21 On Toothpaste, and I’d Do It Again

This is the French, elevated way to brush your teeth.<p>How many times have you spent $20 on a single cocktail or a lipstick or plate of pasta? Probably …

Lifestyle

Seven Medicare Questions You've Probably Never Asked

Newly eligible Medicare beneficiaries may face a confusing process as they begin their quests to enroll. Navigating the parts, costs and coverage options can overwhelm even the savviest beneficiaries. Below, we answer seven major questions about Medicare and its coverage.<p><b>1. Does Medicare cover</b> …

Health Care

You Probably Had No Idea These Delicious Foods Can Secretly Prevent Bad Breath

Maintaining good, or at least neutral-smelling breath, is kind of #constantlifegoals. And it's no secret that there are some foods that make your …

Food

How Important is Flossing

Flossing: How Important Is Flossing to You?<p>by Christine Hovliaras, RDH, BS, MBA, CDE<p>Many people hate flossing. Why? Well, for some people, taking out …

Dentistry

'The screeching drill, the burnt flesh - my dental nightmare'

<b>Eight years ago, Natalia Guerrero was persuaded to have veneers on her front teeth, and then crowns - even though they had been fine as they were. It was the start of a painful dental nightmare that cost a small fortune. And it set her thinking about the millions of people who desperately need</b> …

World News

Scientist Claims Proof that NASA is Hiding Alien Life on Mars

A researcher studying the possibility of microscopic life on Mars has just made a stunning announcement that he has evidence showing soft-bodied …

Paranormal

Scientists Find a Possible Link Between Beef Jerky and Mania

Scientist have discovered a surprising new factor that may contribute to mania: meat sticks. As NBC News reports, processed meats containing …

Jerky

Ky. Medicaid Recipients Will Get Vision And Dental Benefits Back

The state of Kentucky announced it'll reinstate vision and dental care benefits for Medicaid recipients whose coverage was cut after a court …

Health Care

South America's Otherworldly Seabird

To save the tiny seabird, scientists are venturing to its secret home in the Atacama Desert—and sticking their noses into a lot of stinky holes in the ground.<p>The peninsula northwest of the industrial city of Antofagasta, on Chile’s northern desert coast, is haloed with seabirds in flight. Pelicans …

South America

Direct observation of broadband nonclassical states in a room-temperature light–matter interface

Article |<p>Open | Published: 20 July 2018<p>Jian-Peng Dou,<br>• Ai-Lin Yang,<br>• Mu-Yan Du,<br>• Di Lao,<br>• Hang Li,<br>• Xiao-Ling Pang,<br>• Jun Gao,<br>• Lu-Feng Qiao,<br>• Hao Tang ORCID: …

Quantum Physics

QBengaluru: I-T Dept Employees to Strike; Gold Seized At Airport

1. I-T Employees Threaten to Strike, Won’t Go For Raids<p>Taxmen have threatened to strike work from 1 August. They will not take part in any search, …

Income Tax

Feeling Lazy? This Sonic Automatic Toothbrush Cleans Your Teeth for You

Brushing our teeth may be an elementary task, but most of us aren’t even doing it correctly. We rush through the process, miss crucial areas like the …

Avant-garde

Multitasking Mania: How to Shave and Brush Your Teeth at the Same Time

…plus three other things we can think of<p>The Amabrush was a successfully-Kickstarted hands-free toothbrush that never actually shipped. Now another …

Handsfree

The 'Up next on Jag Wars' quiz

Apparently, getting to the AFC Conference Championship Game for the first time in 18 years is just cause to talk a lot of trash the following …

Football (U.S.)

DuPage Back To School Fair Gives Care, Supplies To Those In Need

Students will have access to medical and dental care, haircuts, and school supplies at the event.<p>DUPAGE COUNTY, IL — The start of the 2018-19 school …

High School

Affordability is biggest issue facing Toronto, poll says | The Star

During the recent heat wave, Millicent Asamoah said she heard from clients who couldn’t afford an air conditioner, let alone pay for the electricity …

Housing

Beacon Hill hits the home stretch, but work remains

Some good proposals could fall by the wayside before the end of the legislative session, July 31.

Housing

Manawatū students want to take their innovative business plans into the real world

Abby McKee, 18, of Feilding High School, was part of a team in the Brave Thinkers programme that came up with an innovative concept - toothpaste …

Business (New Zealand)

Free dental clinic comes to Austin

AUSTIN — Long lines surrounded the Travis High School gym Friday morning in Austin as people waited to get free dental appointments.<p>A mobile clinic …

Texas

Punishment Is Not Effective, But Consequences Are. Here's Why.

Being a mom to three young children means playing zone defense every minute I’m awake, never ever being on time for anything, and perpetually staring …

Parenting

How Bad Is It to Not Go to the Dentist Super Regularly?

If you’re guilty of not visiting the dentist and you know it, clap your hands.

Dentistry

The Most Surprising Ways to Use Outdoor Gear

Versatile gear is great. Having a pack that is as good for travel as it is for backpacking means you have one less bag in your closet. But the best alternative uses for products are rarely listed in manufacturers’ descriptions. So I called on several professional athletes to see how they've used …

Backpacking

Ever Wondered How To Get Rid Of Cavities?

It’s the diagnosis no one ever wants to hear: a cavity. (Not to be dramatic or anything.)<p>Sure, it’s not exactly deadly, but cavity treatment is …

Dentistry

Bones of prehistoric creatures discovered in Crimean cave

SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (Reuters) - Scientists in Crimea are poring over a mass of preserved animal bones dating back half a million years after workmen discovered a sprawling underground cave during the construction of a motorway.<p>Work on the road has been temporarily halted while the scientists study …

Black Sea

Your Kid Might Have To Give Up The Bottle Sooner Than You Thought

For parents whose little ones are in love with their bottles, the weaning process can be... well, it can be a nightmare. To a baby, a bottle is about …

Parenting

From models’ feet to jade rollers: this week’s fashion trends

Going up<p><b>‘Hun’</b> As used in Phillip Normal’s excellent range for Paperchase. Stationery fans, stop everything.<p><b>Condiment dressing</b> Seen on Leonardo DiCaprio in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood: think brown sauce, piccalilli and mustard.<p><b>Models’ feet</b> Totally a thing. See cult Insta account Lars Lala.<p><b>Tassel</b> …

Fashion (UK)

Gags Gone Wrong: Which Prank Backfired More On Floribama Shore ?

Pranks and PCB do not mix, especially for the <i>MTV Floribama Shore</i> household.<p>Within 48 hours (and the first two episodes of this season), some …

Luggage