Behavioral sciences in the promotion of oral health

Alexandria, VA, USA — 2019 marks the Centennial of the Journal of Dental Research (JDR). Over the last century the JDR has been dedicated to the dissemination of new knowledge and information on all sciences relevant to dentistry and to the oral cavity and associated structures in health and disease. To celebrate, the JDR is…

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What to know about nabothian cysts

Nabothian cysts are benign bumps on the cervix. The cysts are full of clear, light yellow, or amber mucus. People may have more than one nabothian cyst. Females may develop nabothian cysts after giving birth or after menopause. The cysts are normal and usually cause no symptoms. Nabothian cysts are not a sign of cervical…

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Trying to Trademark a Meme? OK Boomer

First came the “OK Boomer” memes on social media. Then came the T-shirts, phone cases and other merchandise emblazoned with the viral retort. Now, get ready for an all-out war at the United States Patent and Trademark Office and a possible television series using the phrase. On Nov. 11, Fox Media filed a trademark application…

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This Breathtakingly Crisp Risotto Cake Is Italian Perfection

Is it just a little over the top to ask you to make a fresh batch of risotto — 18 unbroken minutes at the stove stirring and stirring — just so you can have a pot of cold stuff the following day to make risotto al salto? Possibly. But to me, not any more over…

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2 More States Sue Juul Over the Marketing of Its Vaping Products

The attorneys general of New York and California announced lawsuits against Juul this week, alleging that the company deliberately marketed and sold vaping products to young people — and helped create a public health crisis in the process. The lawsuits allege that the company specifically targeted young people with deceptive advertising, featuring flavors like mango,…

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3 Holiday Looks We Love⁠—No Sequins Required

Every holiday season generally brings the same circuit of events: heading home to visit family and catch-up with childhood friends, lots of shopping for gifts, and of course, all kinds of parties. That can be stressful, but having the right outfit can make you look forward to each outing. Dressing up is, after all, the…

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How a Gig Worker Revolt Begins

Until last week, Li Zilles was one of the many nameless and faceless contractors toiling in the bowels of the internet, providing online services that might have been mistaken for the work of artificial intelligence. The job: to transcribe audio files for the start-up Rev.com, churning out texts without clients ever knowing the name of…

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14 Hours Inside the Church of BravoCon

First, I needed coffee. After I found a seat in the packed ballroom before the first panel on the first day of the first BravoCon this past Friday, I headed to the concession stand in search of caffeine. It was a little before 10 a.m. “Sorry, we aren’t open yet,” the woman behind the counter…

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Medical News Today: Asymmetrical eyes: What to know

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Asymmetrical eyes — or eyes that are not the same size, shape, or level as each other — are very common. In rare cases, having asymmetrical eyes may indicate an underlying medical condition. Most of the…

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How the Brain Can Rewire Itself After Half of It Is Removed

Shortly after the birth of her first son, Monika Jones learned that he had a rare neurological condition that made one side of his brain abnormally large. Her son, Henry, endured hundreds of seizures a day. Despite receiving high doses of medication, his little body seemed like a rag doll as one episode blended into…

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