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Good day, bad day: August 29, 2012
Smokers discover a new way to quit, while an orthodontist is sued for leaving braces on a patient for 11 years — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
Devin Bost is suing his orthodontist for putting him in braces for 11 years; according to the president of the American Association of Orthodontists, braces should only be worn for up to three years.
Devin Bost is suing his orthodontist for putting him in braces for 11 years; according to the president of the American Association of Orthodontists, braces should only be worn for up to three years.
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OOD DAY FOR:

Aspiring quitters
A new study finds that running, walking, or cycling, even for a short period of time, can acutely ease cigarette cravings. [Discovery News]

Finding yourself
A tourist in Iceland spends the weekend searching for a missing woman... only to discover that she was the woman everyone was looking for.  [Gawker]

Subway heroes
A student is carried to safety by a few good Samaritans after she faints onto the subway tracks in New York City [New York]


BAD DAY FOR:

Foodies
After the smashing success of its Doritos Locos tacos, Taco Bell plans to make the fast-food snack available in more flavors, including Cool Ranch. [Consumerist]

Orthodontic attentiveness
A boy sues his orthodontist after his braces are unnecessarily left on for 11 years. [TIME]

Giving Flipper a break
Dolphins in Hawaii suffer sleep deprivation as tourists flood the islands demanding a dolphin show. [LiveScience]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: August 28, 2012

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