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The Average Cost of Braces for Kids

When your baby gets her first tooth, it’s a milestone worthy of a celebration. But when she gets older and your dentist recommends braces, perhaps because of an overbite, crooked or crowded teeth, you might need to brace yourself literally for some sticker shock. Braces are expensive, and even if you have dental insurance, it may not cover much of the cost.

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What Is the Cost of Breast Implants?

Gravity, that wonderful element that holds our feet firmly on this planet, gets kudos for keeping us from becoming part of the spinning space debris, but it often wreaks havoc on a woman’s figure. Over the years, breast tissue tends to sag and decrease in volume. Mothers may notice a decrease in breast volume after quitting breastfeeding. Many women decide to get their breasts enlarged through a surgical procedure known as breast augmentation. Like all cosmetic surgeries, breast augmentation carries a price tag that varies depending on geographical locations and other factors.

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How Much Does Permanent Hair Removal Cost?

For many women with unwanted body hair, the idea of permanent hair removal is an attractive solution. Turn on the television, and you are likely to see any number of commercials with beautiful women touting the benefits of both electrolysis and laser hair removal. But while the allure of smooth legs or a clean upper lip might be enough to convince you to follow through with the procedure, the one thing that might hold you back is the cost.

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About Vasectomy Procedure Costs

A vasectomy is a surgical procedure that involves blocking or severing a man’s vasa deferentia, the tubes that carry sperm, to prevent the release of sperm. This form of birth control is generally considered permanent, though the procedure can be reversed. The Mayo Clinic estimates that fewer than two out of 1,000 vasectomy procedures result in pregnancy, making the procedure’s effectiveness greater than 99 percent.

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10 Ways to Turn Fitness into a Family Affair

The following is a guest post by Brant Secunda and Mark Allen Does obesity run in the family? According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, if one parent is overweight, there is a 50 percent chance that their children will also be overweight. But when exercise becomes a family affair, everyone wins!