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Dentist who extracted a patient’s tooth while riding a hoverboard sentenced to 12 years

An Alaska dentist was also filmed riding a hoverboard during a procedure on a patient who was under anesthesia was convicted on 46 counts of defrauding the federal Medicaid program has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

Anchorage Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton found Seth Lookhart, 35, guilty Jan. 17 of pressuring patients to needlessly undergo intravenous sedation to bill Medicaid for the service.

Wolverton on Monday suspended eight years of the sentence, leaving Lookhart 12 years of prison time to serve.

The state requested that the court order Lookhart to pay more than $2 million in restitution for the Medicaid fraud.

A 25-second video that appeared to have been filmed using a phone showed Lookhart riding a hoverboard into an exam room before removing a tooth from a sedated patient and then pivoting and riding away.

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A video showed Seth Lookhart riding a hoverboard while removing a tooth
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Dermatologist Recommends Using Neem Oil For Skin Problems, Know Other Neem Oil Benefits

Neem oil is one of the most beneficial natural oils that we have on Earth. Neem tree is a powerhouse of medicinal ingredients where every part of the tree is good for health. Neem oil is extracted from the seeds of the neem fruit which has special mentions in the Ayurveda. This is one of those oils that Ayurveda swears by for various remedies. It possesses antibacterial, antimicrobial and antifungal properties that make it great for the skin. Dr. Nivedita Dadu, Dermatologist, Founder and Chairman of Dadu Skin Clinic explains the benefits of neem oil for skin.

Why and how neem oil is useful for skin problem?

In Dr. Dadu’s words, “Neem oil Contains many healthy elements like vitamin E, essential fatty acids and has antioxidants, antiseptic properties. It also consists of anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties which are helpful to cure many skin related problems. Vitamin E present

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Fitness studio class vs. gym workouts: Is one safer than the other?

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Fitness studios are getting creative to protect people in group workout classes, but is it enough?


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Gyms and fitness studios are opening up around the country, but some remain closed indefinitely as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The ones that are open are required to follow strict guidelines put into place by health and local authorities, like limiting capacity, doing temperature checks at the door and enforcing social distancing rules to curb COVID-19 spread. Even then, some people still worry about safety in gyms and fitness studios in the wake of a pandemic.

In New York City, gyms were recently given the green-light to reopen, but fitness studios were not. For many people, and studio owners, this raised the question: are fitness studios any less safe than gyms, even if they can uphold the same safety measures and safety precautions? 

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Hoverboard-riding dentist sentenced to 12 years in prison

  • An Alaska dentist who pulled a woman’s tooth while riding a hoverboard has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for fraud, embezzlement, and “unlawful dental acts.”
  • The video was part of prosecutors’ case against Seth Lookhart, who was found guilty of defrauding his customers by administering unnecessary procedures to rack up Medicare charges. 
  • Prosecutors are seeking $2.2 million in damanges, and Lookhart could also permanently lose his medical license in the state.
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An Alaska dentist who was videotaped pulling a woman’s tooth while riding a hoverboard is now facing jail time after he was found guilty by an Alaska court.

Seth Lookhart went viral when the video surfaced as part of an investigation into his Anchorage dental practice last year. In the 2016 video, Lookhart rolls up to a sedated patient, pulls her tooth while standing on the hoverboard, and rolls away.

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Trial finds introducing gluten into diet early may prevent celiac disease

The results of a long-term clinical trial have found carefully introducing gluten into an infant’s diet from the age of four months could reduce their risk of developing celiac disease. The trial only offers preliminary evidence of this association, and the researchers stress larger trials are necessary before any broader dietary recommendations are suggested.

Around 10 years ago, a large dietary intervention study commenced in the United Kingdom investigating whether introducing certain foods to infants early could prevent the development of allergies. Called the Enquiring About Tolerance (EAT) study, more than 1,000 infants were enrolled.

Half were randomly allocated to a control group exclusively breastfed until six months of age, as per the current general recommendations. The other half, the introduction group, consumed small volumes of six allergenic foods from the age of three months, alongside breast milk.

Milk, egg, peanut, sesame, fish and wheat were the six allergens studied.

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Vitamin C tablets, capsules & more to boost your immunity & make your skin healthy | Most Searched Products

When you are working on improving your overall health, you need to focus on special nutritional components. Vitamin C is an important nutritional component that is known for its multiple health benefits. The most important benefit of this vitamin is that it works on improving your body’s immunity when taken in the right amounts. If your regular diet is lacking vitamin C, you can go for special vitamin C supplements that can complement your regular diet.

These supplements are available in the form of tablets, effervescent tablets, capsules and more in combination with other essential nutrients to give you multiple health benefits. Helping you pick a good vitamin C supplement, here is a list of some of the most popular options available online in India:-


These chewable vitamin C tablets by Eucee are affordable and quite popular in India. This pack of 120 tablets is available in various fruity flavours

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Medicine Nobel for discovery that made blood transfusions safer



a man and a woman standing in front of a television: While Alter and his collaborators, working through the 1970s, defined the characteristics of the virus, Houghton and his research partners identified the virus in 1982; in 1997, Rice conclusively showed that the virus was responsible for chronic hepatitis in human beings.


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While Alter and his collaborators, working through the 1970s, defined the characteristics of the virus, Houghton and his research partners identified the virus in 1982; in 1997, Rice conclusively showed that the virus was responsible for chronic hepatitis in human beings.

In a year when the world has been held hostage by a virus, the Nobel for physiology/medicine going to the scientists who discovered the hepatitis C virus seems apt. American scientists Harvey Alter and Charles Rice and the UK’s Michael Houghton have been recognised by the Nobel committee for their groundbreaking discovery that has made blood transfusion safer. Hepatitis C virus (HCV), along with hepatitis B and HIV, is among the major pathogens for blood-borne infections, and as per the WHO, about 71 million people in the world-6-11 million Indians included-suffer from HCV infection, a top cause of cirrhosis and liver cancer.

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VIDA Fitness Ballston Focuses on Precautions to Increase Memberships

Since VIDA Fitness Ballston opened on June 27, about 500 members have had the 30,000 square feet to themselves.

The regional, high-end fitness chain usually sees up to four times that many people join before opening day and in the first three months. But the coronavirus has hurt the boutique gym’s ability to attract members.

After overcoming construction and pandemic-related delays earlier this year, VIDA Ballston’s biggest challenge is getting people to walk in the door, VIDA Fitness Director of Operations Aaron Moore said.

The rate of new memberships is lagging compared to other locations, since many are not comfortable with going to the gym. In response, the company has spent “tens of thousands of dollars” on cleaning equipment and takes state regulations a step further to keep the space sanitary and to follow precautions.

“Our primary motivation is how are we going to keep people safe, because if they

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2020 Medicine Winners Are Team Players

Yesterday’s announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine looked similar to many previous years. Three senior male scientists were chosen for their contributions to a field of great scientific significance—the discovery of the Hepatitis C virus, the causative agent of blood-borne hepatitis. Hepatitis C infection is a major global health problem with an estimated 71 million cases of chronic hepatitis C virus infection around the world (World Health Organization) that can result in cirrhosis and liver cancer.

The work of Harvey J. Alter, MD, senior scholar at the Clinical Center’s Department of Transfusion Medicine at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and one of the three 2020 Nobelists, demonstrated that an unknown virus was a common cause of chronic hepatitis. The lab of Michael Houghton, PhD, professor in the department of medical microbiology & immunology at the University of Alberta in Canada, isolated the genome of the virus.

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Follow These Natural Tips For Crystal Clear Skin

Any deficiency in skin tone is known as pigmentation. This is a common problem in which dark patches or complexions develop on the skin. It is harmful to the skin of both men and women. This article gives information about prevention. If you are using SPF cream to protect your skin, do not worry if the skin is experiencing pigmentation. There can be other reasons for this. Injury can cause skin damage, hormonal changes during pregnancy, skin rashes, skin infections or any other problem. Let’s know about some natural options that will make the skin healthy again:

Fruit Pack: Fruit pack is best in removing suntan, sunburn and pigmentation. Grapes are the most detoxifying and skin lightening fruit. Grapes and apples contain malic acid, which is an antioxidant. It acts as a natural bleaching agent and fights against harmful radical organisms. The vitamin C and alpha-hydroxy acid present in it

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