Tennessee Suffering From Massive Dental Care Crisis

Apr 30, 14 Tennessee Suffering From Massive Dental Care Crisis

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Tennessee’s teeth are in danger. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a third of the residents of the Volunteer State didn’t visit a dentist at all in 2013. Of the elderly population (65 and older), 53% have lost at least six teeth, and 31.5% have lost every single one of their teeth. And...

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Doris Payne, 83, Pleads Guilty to Another Instance of Stealing Diamonds

Apr 30, 14 Doris Payne, 83, Pleads Guilty to Another Instance of Stealing Diamonds

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On Monday, April 28, 83-year-old Doris Payne pled guilty to one felony count each of burglary and grand theft for an October jewelry theft, the Washington Post reported. At an upscale jewelry store in Palm Desert, Calif., Payne made off with a $22,500, 3.5-carat diamond-encrusted ring. The carat originated as a natural unit of...

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Supreme Court Case on Aereo Spells Potential Changes for Cloud Industry

Apr 29, 14 Supreme Court Case on Aereo Spells Potential Changes for Cloud Industry

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The U.S. Supreme Court is currently considering the legality of an internet service called Aereo, which allows its users to stream and record live television. Oral arguments have begun and so far, the future does not seem to bode well for Aereo as the justices ask telling questions about the technology’s scope. The IT...

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Giants’ Wilson Waiting on MRI Photograph for Clean Bill of Health

Apr 28, 14 Giants’ Wilson Waiting on MRI Photograph for Clean Bill of Health

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New York Giants running back David Wilson is a model patient. The 22-year-old received a hit in an October 6th home game against the Philadelphia Eagles that resulted in a herniated disc. On January 16th, Wilson underwent surgery to fuse together the vertebrae surrounding the disc to relieve the pressure. Most herniated disks...

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Forty Veterans Die While Waiting for Medical Treatment at Phoenix VA System

Apr 25, 14 Forty Veterans Die While Waiting for Medical Treatment at Phoenix VA System

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It’s no secret that veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces face innumerable challenges every day of their postwar lives. Not all of them, of course, but it’s slowly becoming apparent that it’s the majority. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, between 11 and 20% of all Iraq and Afghanistan vets will be...

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