NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS 
Like so many others, a friend of mine - we’ll call her Biffany - would like to lose weight in 2007.

Dazzling smile 
Once confined to a small section of the grocery store or pharmacy, teeth-whitening products are so numerous today, they occupy the “dental aisle of confusion,”according to many dentists.

Aetna Introduces New Health Insurance Options for Individuals and Their Families in Missouri 
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—-Aetna announced today that it is selling health plans for individuals and their families throughout the state of Missouri. With the new Aetna Advantage Plans for Individuals and Families, consumers will be able to purchase health insurance directly from Aetna or through independent insurance agents or brokers.

Business Books 
Mortgage Confidential: What You Need to Know That Your Lender Won’t Tell YouDavid Reed; Amacom, $16.95David Reed offers a behind-the-desk view of mortgage lending, breaking down each element of the approval process and its secrets (at least to readers) of how each part may influence your mortgage application.