How to Have Sex After a Heart Attack

How to have sex after a heart attack: Go slow, have therapy and DON’T go ‘on top’ New expert-drafted guidance has been released, urging doctors to give stroke and cardiac patients advice about how and when to have sex Guidelines … read more

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Dirty Dozen 2014

The Environmental Working Group is out with its annual “Dirty Dozen” list: a ranking of the conventionally grown fruits and vegetables that, based on an analysis of 32,000 samples tested by the USDA and the FDA, are most likely to … read more

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Nicotine Replacement Won’t Help Smokers

Here’s important information for anyone trying to quite smoking. New research suggests that nicotine patches and nicotine gum don’t help many smokers kick the habit and remain cigarette-free over the long haul, This conclusion is based on results of several … read more

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Dangers of Sitting

There’s more evidence to back up research we first told you about in 2011. It’s important for anyone with a desk job or a serious screen habit. Three years ago, scientists in Australia found people who sit for extended periods … read more

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Drinking Water and Weight Loss

If you’re trying to lose weight, here’s an easy way to boost your results. A scientific study shows that drinking two glasses of water before each meal will make you lose more. Researchers followed two groups of obese people aged … read more

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Seven Servings a Day

How much fruit and vegetables do you eat? That question came to the fore after a large British study found that eating seven or more portions daily would make us live longer. University College London researchers used the Health Survey … read more

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Acetaminophen and Back Pain

Do you suffer from back pain? About two-thirds of adults have it at some point in their lives, and it is the leading cause of disability in the world. Medical guidelines everywhere suggest taking Acetaminophen, which is sold as Tylenol, … read more

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Aphasia Treatment

It’s an experimental procedure that could make life a lot better for up to 30% of stroke survivors. Those are the people left aphasia, a condition that makes it hard to understand language, speak, read or write. Researchers found that … read more

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Regrets

What do you wish you’d done differently? Whether it’s the great guy who got away or the dead-end relationship that went on way too long, romance gone-wrong tops the list of regrets for most people. Nearly a fifth of participants … read more

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Consumer Reports 2014 Sunscreen Rating

The magazine Consumer Reports tested 20 types of sunscreen and found information you should know before heading out into the sun.  Firstly, the lab results show that you can’t always rely on the SPF number listed on the bottle. Most … read more

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