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Well: The Hazards of Do-It-Yourself Orthodonture
New York Times - Health : February 1, 2015, 9:44 am
Orthodontists warn that D.I.Y. teeth straightening or gap closing is not only foolish, it can lead to permanent loss of teeth.
Well: A Trip to the Mailbox, Not the Orthodontist
New York Times - Health : February 1, 2015, 9:39 am
Some people who want to straighten their teeth for much less money are using a kit to make dental impressions and sending them back to companies that will provide their aligners. Critics say this process overlooks oral health issues.
Carl Djerassi, 91, a Creator of the Birth Control Pill, Dies
New York Times - Health : January 31, 2015, 10:41 am
Dr. Djerassi was one of two chemists working with a student assistant who in 1951 first synthesized a hormone that became the key ingredient of the contraceptive pill.
White House Seeks to Limit Health Law’s Tax Troubles
New York Times - Health : January 31, 2015, 9:24 am
Obama administration officials say they worry that the tax-filing season will generate new anger as uninsured consumers learn that they must pay tax penalties.
As Ebola Ebbs in Africa, Focus Turns From Death to Life
New York Times - Health : January 31, 2015, 4:40 am
New cases in Liberia, where streets were littered with the Ebola dead just a few months ago, now number in the single digits, according to the World Health Organization.