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Jan 19, 2012 12:31 PM

Which Retainer Is Right For You?

From Star Orthodontics Orthodontic retainers are custom-made appliances, made usually of wires or clear plastic, that hold teeth in position after orthodontic treatment while assisting with the adjustment of the surrounding gums and changes in the bone. There are three different options for retainers and it's important to discuss... Read Story

Jan 19, 2012 12:11 PM

Don't Forget To Floss

From Star Orthodontics Why should you floss your teeth every day? Brushing alone only cleans 65% of the surfaces where harmful bacteria grows. The other 35% can only be cleaned by flossing! 1. Avoid cavities - bacteria in your mouth consumes the left over food particles &... Read Story

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Sep 10, 2014 8:38 PM

Nuts & Your Health: What to Know

Nuts & Your Health: What to Know WebMD Health News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD More from WebMD Is Breakfast Really Your Most Important Meal? Why Aren't Rx Weight-Loss Drugs More in Demand? The Diet Soda Debate Q&A: Were You Born to Be Obese? Sept. 10, 2014... Read Story

Sep 8, 2014 6:58 PM

Duchess Kate & Prince William Expecting 2nd Baby

Duchess Kate & Prince William Expecting 2nd Baby WebMD Health News By Tim Locke Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH More from WebMD Trying to Get Pregnant? Moderate Exercise May Help Blood Thinner Doesn't Prevent Miscarriages: Study William and Kate Welcome Their Royal Baby African-Americans With Diabetes in Pregnancy Have... Read Story

Aug 19, 2014 10:06 PM

Drug Restores Hair in Alopecia Patients: FAQ

Drug Restores Hair in Some With Alopecia: FAQ WebMD Health News By Rita Rubin Reviewed by Michael W. Smith, MD More from WebMD Many Unregulated Tanning Salons Would Admit Kids Laser May Not Fade Birthmark Forever Smoking, Ink Color Affect Laser Tattoo Removal Spray-on Skin May Promote Wound Healing Aug.... Read Story

Aug 13, 2014 10:02 PM

New At-Home Colon Cancer Test: FAQ

New At-Home Colon Cancer Test: FAQ WebMD Health News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by Michael W. Smith, MD More from WebMD Estrogen May Improve Colon Cancer Survival Tammy Faye Messner Dies of Cancer 'Tis the Season for Colorectal Screening? Breath Test May Detect Colon Cancer Aug. 13, 2014 -- A... Read Story

Aug 5, 2014 5:17 PM

Fast-Slow Walking May Be Better for Diabetes

Fast-Slow Walking May Be Better for Diabetes WebMD Health News By Peter Russell Reviewed by Keith Barnard, MD More from WebMD Diabetes May Raise Risk for Head and Neck Cancer Inhaled Insulin Afrezza: FAQ FDA Approves Inhaled Insulin Drug Afrezza Taste Buds Decline With Age -- Link to Diabetes? Aug.... Read Story

Jul 30, 2014 5:06 PM

Woman Skips Round of Chemo to Help Cancer Research

Woman Skips Round of Chemo to Help Cancer Research Medscape Medical News By Nick Mulcahy More from WebMD Bone Drug May Help Treat Multiple Myeloma 2008's 12 Major Cancer Advances New Leukemia Drug Bosulif Approved for Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Leukemia Treatment Breakthrough July 30, 2014 -- A biomedical researcher with... Read Story