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New York City's bold plan to end garbage

Business News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:52pm
In a city famous for giant, steaming piles of trash, the new plan is to have nearly none at all.

Fierce storm strands Carnival Cruise ship

CNN World - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:28pm
CNN's Ivan Watson reports on a frightening situation for a cruise ship full of passengers off the coast of Australia.
Categories: International News

McDonald's has supersized problems

Business News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:23pm
McDonald's is in even worse shape than we realized.

Surprising stocks push Nasdaq closer to record

Business News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:04pm
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Tesla wants to power your home with a battery

Business News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:36pm
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Amy Schumer pranks Kanye, Kim

CNN Entertainment - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:34pm
Categories: Entertainment News

Man arrested for allegedly plotting church attacks

CNN World - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:34pm
French authorities have arrested a 24-year-old man they say was plotting to attack one or more churches in the European nation and seized weapons, ammunition, bulletproof vests and other items that were found with him.
Categories: International News

Palestinian teen's name on Israeli memorial angers father

CNN World - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:32pm
A Palestinian teenager's name will be removed from an Israeli memorial commemorating fallen soldiers and the victims of terrorism after his family and others complained.
Categories: International News

Why is this image so fascinating?

CNN - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:30pm
Categories: National News

Jury sees photo of bomber using profane gesture

CNN - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:25pm
CNN's Deborah Feyerick reports on the sentencing trial for convicted Boston Marathon bomber.
Categories: National News

The holes in the hearts of survivors

CNN - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:25pm
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's bombs tore through their bodies: singeing flesh, shattering bones, shredding muscles and severing limbs. But on Tuesday, jurors also began to hear about the holes his bombs left in the hearts of the survivors and the families of the dead.
Categories: National News

The Tsarnaev case: His family, friends

CNN - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:25pm
Categories: National News

MLB manager apologizes for F-bomb rant

CNN - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:19pm
77 F-bombs in a baseball manager's rant! Count the curses. CNN's Jeanne Moos swears by this story.
Categories: National News

Football Announces Summer Camps Schedule; Register Online

Bulldog Beat - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:19pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Coming off its highest final national ranking since 1940 and a successful spring, Mississippi State football has announced that registration for its youth summer camps is now open at

9 ways to fall asleep faster

Health - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:01pm
Categories: Health

Take a Bite Out of Gum Disease By Seeing a Periodontist

Lifestyles - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 12:58pm
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(NewsUSA) - Many people know that seeing a dentist twice a year is a key to keeping teeth clean and healthy. Those regular visits ensure your choppers are cavity-free, and perhaps it's a chance for the dentist to chastise you for not flossing enough. However, you shouldn't simply stop there.

According to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published in the Journal of Periodontology, nearly 65 million Americans suffer from gum disease, also known as periodontitis. Symptoms can include red, tender, or bleeding gums; loosening of the teeth; and receding gums. If you experience these symptoms, a trip to a periodontist -- a dentist who specializes in treating gum disease -- should be added to your twice-yearly dental check-ups.

"Periodontal disease remains a significant public health issue for people of all backgrounds," said Joan Otomo-Corgel, DDS, MPH, president of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and a practicing periodontist in Los Angeles. "However, with the proper treatment and care, periodontal disease is often reversible."

If you suspect that you might require the expert care of a periodontist, here are four things you should know:

* Know the cause. Poor oral hygiene is a major culprit in the development of gum disease. More than 500 different species of bacteria can be found in dental plaque, highlighting the importance of brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing regularly.

* Know your risk. There is a genetic component to gum disease, but lifestyle choices also can increase your chances of developing gum disease. Smoking, age, taking certain medications, obesity, poor nutrition and stress may all increase your susceptibility.

* Know where to go. Take the "Gums 101" quiz on to evaluate the overall health of your gums, learn the signs and symptoms of periodontal disease and find tips on how to care for your gums. You can also search for a periodontist in your area.

* Know how often to go. The AAP recommends that adults undergo a comprehensive periodontal evaluation every year to ensure the health of gums and teeth.

"If a person is found to have periodontal disease, a periodontist can determine the best course of treatment," said Otomo-Corgel.

For more information about the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of gum disease, visit

Ohio botulism outbreak kills 1, hospitalizes 20

CNN - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 12:56pm
One person has died and at least 20 others were hospitalized after an outbreak of botulism following a potluck dinner at a central Ohio church.
Categories: National News

ABC's Bruce Jenner promos say little, but stoke interest

Business News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 12:38pm
"Bruce has to speak for Bruce."
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