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$5 Per Tooth Extractions Draw Those Without Affordable Dental Care

After 20 years of selling and using meth, 38-year-old Andy Moss turned his life around. He got off drugs and got a good job. Next step: he wanted to fix his teeth, which had disintegrated, leaving ner... read more

Will privatizing Medicaid's dental program hurt Utah kids?

His jaw is so overcrowded with aching teeth that sometimes he can't eat. "If it wasn't for Medicaid, my kids would not have access to those dental services," the Kearns mother said. The care the Prive... read more

Adding Dental Care Contrasts With Mo. Legislature’s Opposition To Medicaid Expansion

Because poor oral health care can lead to teeth decay and infection, people without dental ... extractions. By leaving out high-tech treatments, such as bone biopsies, senators reserved $17 million to ... read more

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Humane Society takes in 12 dogs from puppy mill

Each dog will require veterinarian care including spay and neuter surgeries and extensive dental work. Most will require multiple tooth extractions since their teeth are so rotten due to a lack of pre... read more


Howard University College of Dentistry Offers Affordable Care to University and Community

“Some dentists charge about $500 for an extraction ... has had her teeth pulled, dentures made and she came in for a cleaning. The low prices for dental services are a major draw for many in the Washi... read more

Young people are forgoing medical care because of cost. What does that mean for the future?

... shows that millions of young adults are skipping necessary care because of rising health care costs. The survey put out by Commonwealth Fund shows 41% of those between 19 and 29-years-old failed t... read more

Southern Missouri town stops adding fluoride to water; dentists predict tooth decay

Richardson and other dentists are concerned that without fluoride in the water, tooth decay will be on the rise, especially among children. “Whenever you look at toothaches in families who don’t have ... read more

Shoestring Living: Be grateful every day

That doesn’t mean that I don’t think others are good gift-buyers or that I expect them to put the same amount of thought that I do into the process, it just means that all those years ago, I was tough ... read more

Switching to a home battery won't help save the world from climate change

But deploying them today, without making fundamental policy and regulatory reforms, risks increasing emissions instead. If residents use these systems to reduce their electricity bills, the batteries ... read more

Transcript to CNBC/WSJ Democratic Presidential debate

Without further ... has health care because of the union. We need to do-empower working people to organize. We need labor law reform in this country. Things like card check neutrality, putting teeth i... read more

Marissanne Lewis-Thompson

Marissanne Lewis-Thompson joined the KRCU team in November 2015 as a feature ... Williams could easily be spotted in the signature red hoodie that he rarely went without. Williams was 18 years old at ... read more



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