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Dentist accused of killing wife tried to plant letters suggesting she was suicidal, police say

May. 02, 2024 14:58 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A dentist accused of killing his wife by putting poison in her protein shakes asked a fellow jail inmate to plant letters to make it look like his wife was suicidal, police say. James Craig asked the inmate to put the letters in Craig's garage and truck at his home,...

One Tech Tip: How to repair an electric toothbrush

May. 02, 2024 06:33 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Toothbrushes used to be simple, powered only by your hand so they never broke down. Nowadays, rechargeable electric toothbrushes are increasingly popular because they make brushing easier and more effective, but they are a headache when they stop working properly. ...

Bringing dental care to kids in schools is helping take care of teeth neglected in the pandemic

Apr. 04, 2024 00:02 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Tucked away inside the teachers lounge at a New Hampshire elementary school, Amber Warner was having her teeth checked out for the first time. The 5-year-old sat back on what looked like a beach chair and wore a pair of dark sunglasses as certified public...