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Economy causing people to skip dentist

September 13, 2014
The U.S. economy is causing many families to eliminate dental checkups in order to save money. The recession is also having an effect on the financial health of dental practices.More than one in three American adults (36 percent...

States pass anti-bullying legislation

September 13, 2014
Kansas has passed new anti-bullying legislation designed to protect students from being physically or emotionally harassed by teachers, administrators, and school personnel.On Friday, Governor Sam Brownback signed the new bill into law, which is being named after Shawnee...

Earth’s ozone layer starts human induced recovery process

September 11, 2014
In Geneva, Switzerland on Wednesday scientists working with two United Nations organizations reported that a reduction of ozone depleting substances (ODS) due to steps taken under the 1987 Montreal Protocol has had a positive effect in helping the Earth&rsquo...

Asteroid 2014 RC will have close encounter with Earth

September 4, 2014
On Wednesday the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) and California Institute of Technology’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) announced that a recently discovered asteroid will pass closely to Earth this Sunday Sept. 7. Though close...