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Do adult braces have a medical need beyond cosmetics?

There are certain types of malocclusion that are have been shown to adversely affect quality of oral health and quality of life, but these are far, far fewer than the number of people sporting braces, ...
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Is there a reliable website about cosmetic science?

I would trust the professional organizations' websites and journals: American Academy of Dermatology http://www.AAD.org American Osteopathic College of Dermatology http://www.aocd.org/ American ...
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Laser treatment during pregnancy?

Ask an OB for further guidance. Theoretical potential mechanisms of harm (that I doubt occurred) include radiation, electrical shock, inflammation, or stress hormones from tissue trauma. Stress has ...
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What are we putting on our faces!?! Why don't we have an agency like the FDA approving/monitoring the safety of cosmetics?

Cosmetics sold in China are subject to control by administrative licensing under the “Supervising Rules of Cosmetics Hygiene” regulations published by the Ministry of Health of the People’s Republic ...
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