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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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Jul 15, 2014 5:03 AM

U.S. News & World Report: Best Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report: Best Hospitals WebMD Health News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by Michael W. Smith, MD More from WebMD Chikungunya Virus: Questions and Answers Cranberries Little Help Against UTIs Medical Marijuana State Action in 2014 FAQ: The Deadly Ebola Virus July 15, 2014 -- The Mayo Clinic... Read Story

Jun 27, 2014 10:23 PM

FDA Approves Inhaled Insulin Drug Afrezza

FDA Approves Inhaled Insulin WebMD Health News By Valarie Basheda Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD More from WebMD Taste Buds Decline With Age -- Link to Diabetes? Januvia, Janumet to Note Pancreatitis Cases FDA OKs New Drug for Type 2 Diabetes New Avandia Study Doesn't Prove Safety June 27, 2014... Read Story

May 23, 2014 5:52 PM

Prostate Cancer 'Could Be Transmitted Sexually'

Prostate Cancer 'Could Be Transmitted Sexually' WebMD Health News By Peter Russell Reviewed by Farah Ahmed, MD More from WebMD Prostate Cancer: Start-and-Stop Hormone Therapy Works Stopping Hormone Therapy May Shorten Men's Lives Best Prostate Cancer Radiation? New Insight on Weight Gain After Prostate Cancer Therapy May 23, 2014 --... Read Story

May 22, 2014 9:43 PM

Medical Marijuana OK'd in More States in 2014

Medical Marijuana OK'd in More States in 2014 WebMD Health News By Bara Vaida Reviewed by Michael W. Smith, MD More from WebMD FDA-Approved Painkiller Zohydro Concerns Critics Hot Chili Peppers May Relieve Pain FDA Panel Wants More Restrictions on Hydrocodone New Dosing Labels for Extra Strength Tylenol May 22,... Read Story

May 16, 2014 6:15 PM

Diabetes: 2 Large Meals Better Than 6 Small?

Diabetes: 2 Large Meals Better Than 6 Small? WebMD Health News By Nicky Broyd Reviewed by Farah Ahmed, MD More from WebMD More Evidence Links Fractures to Diabetes Drugs New, Old Insulin Drugs Equally Good FDA OKs New Type 2 Diabetes Drug Tradjenta Comparing Diabetes Drugs: Januvia vs. Victoza May... Read Story

Apr 7, 2014 9:03 PM

Sitting Too Much May Harm Health

Sitting Too Much: How Bad Is It? Excess Sitting Has Been Linked to a Host of Health Problems. Here's How to Reduce Your Sitting Time. WebMD Health News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by Michael W. Smith, MD More from WebMD Avoid Sports Injuries: Advice From an Olympic Doctor Pitchers More... Read Story