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The Safety of Plastic Dental Devices

A reader asked me about the safety of the plastic used in mouth guards, retainers and other dental devices.

It seems like dentists tell everyone to wear a mouth guard, even my 25-year-old son, because they grind their teeth, which is either a testament to our high stress society or a dentist up sell. I use one because I clench my teeth and it was affecting my bottom teeth. It helps, but I too get concerned about the safety of the material used.

Barnstable Today: Tuesday January 6, 2014

Town officials want to find out what’s causing a bad smell in Hyannis, Best Buddies looking to host it’s annual event again in Centerville next summer, and it’s been a busy week for the Barnstable Police Department, we get details from Police Chief Paul Macdonald.

Pilgrim's Radioactive Waste...From Here to Eternity

In response to the news that Entergy will soon be moving spent fuel into dry casks...

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Year in Review and a Look Forward & Cheese Ball Appetizer

      Well another calendar year down and not that bad of a year. Had a some ups and had some downs, but isn't that life in general, and if we can come out with a few more ups than downs than it can be a pretty decent year. It started out with my son and one of us best buddies com in March and spend his last Spring break with his mother and I here. But talk about cold, It was as bitter as could be, especially when I took them up to P'town with wind gusts in the 30s and 40mph range.

Resolutions for a New Falmouth Year

The gifts are unwrapped. The fridge is packed with colorful Tupperware containers containing untold quantities of unspecified leftovers. “Batteries not included” has become profanity in your home (or at least inspires it). Your family’s version of Cousin Eddie from “Christmas Vacation,” who came on Christmas Eve for the night, is still on your couch in his boxers with a beer in his hand.

Have You Made Any Eco-Friendly New Year's Resolutions?

The New Year is a time for starting fresh and making resolutions, some of which we keep and most of which we don’t. This year go beyond the “lose weight, exercise more” typical resolutions and add some “green” ones.

Merry Christmas & Holiday Jello

      As last night was Christmas Eve services and today is Christmas I am not going to do much but give you a recipe. I am spending this time with family and all I will do is wish you a happy holidays. To my Jewish friends I hope that your Hanukkah was awesome, to those who celebrate Boxing Day in Canada, have a great day, to those who celebrate Kwanza many happy wishes to you. And to anyone else just a joyous Noel, and we will be back on next week for the last of the 2014. Have a great week.

      This weeks recipe: Holiday Jello