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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cavities

Yes, we know: you don't always like visiting us. And by “us,” I mean “your dentists” — the people who make sure your smile is healthy and big and sparkly.Sure, you love our hygienists: they make your teeth shiny and don't cause you much, if any, discomfort. But then the doctor comes in to evaluate your oral health, and all you can think of is…

Actress Shannen Doherty battling breast cancer: People magazine

U.S. television actress Shannen Doherty, best known for her roles in “Beverly Hills, 90210” and “Charmed,” is currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer, celebrity publication People magazine said Wednesday. Doherty, 44, told People that she is focusing on her recovery. The magazine also cited legal documents from a recent lawsuit filed by the actress that disclosed her illness, saying she was first diagnosed with the cancer in March this year.

Four dead, 65 sick in New York City Legionnaires’ disease outbreak

By Katie Reilly NEW YORK (Reuters) – A deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, a severe type of pneumonia, has now killed four people and sickened 65 in the Bronx section of New York City since July 10, New York City health officials said on Saturday. This wave of Legionnaires’, which officials have called unusual, is now more than five times the number of cases recorded in the last outbreak, in which 12 people in the Bronx fell ill in December 2014. The disease is caused by Legionella, a bacteria found in certain plumbing systems, including hot tubs, humidifiers, cooling towers and hot water tanks.

Four killed by wildfires in Russia’s Siberia: TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Four people have been killed by wildfires raging though the grasslands of Russia's Khakassia republic in southern Siberia, the TASS news agency reported on Sunday. More than 20 villages and towns have been damaged by the fires that have been burning for several days in dry and windy weather, the Emergency Ministry said. Seventy-three people have suffered burns or smoke inhalation. Two planes and a helicopter have been deployed, along with more than 1,000 firefighters. …