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April 25, 2011


1. Newer Birth Control Pills Carry a Higher Risk of Blood Clots
Two studies published in the British Medical Journal confirm that birth control pills increase the risk of blood clots. The two trials, one of which involved a U.S. population of women and the other a British cohort, found that women [...]

2. He Wants Sex, She Doesn't. Are Beads the Answer?
A fortieth birthday is a big deal that calls for a big present. How about 40 straight days of sex? That's the gift that Carolyn Evans bestowed upon her husband, Ray, in January 2009. Immediately, she regretted it. “I woke [...]

3. Top 10 Tips for Treating Back Pain
If you're experiencing your first really bad backache, you're probably panicking a little about the pain and its implications â€" what if it's cancer? What if it never goes away? My first piece of advice is, relax. Low back pain [...]

4. 5 Highlights From the 'Toxic Sugar' Video
In case you haven't seen it yet, there's a video on YouTube of a lecture called "Sugar: The Bitter Truth," delivered by Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of California, San Francisco. The lecture, which runs some [...]

5. Does Your Baby Cry Too Much at Night? It Could Signal Future Behavior Problems
Crying and waking up in the middle of night are routine during any newborn's first few months. But if those wailing episodes continue on a regular basis past the first year, then they may signal possible behavioral problems down the [...]

6. Perspective: Why Comparing Painkiller Addiction to Crack Worsens the Problem
As the Obama administration and the media increasingly promote the idea that prescription drug misuse is this generation's crack epidemic, I want to take a few minutes to note how irresponsible and off-base this idea is.  First, there is a [...]

7. Measles Outbreak Hits Europe, Especially France
Europe, especially France, has been hit by a major outbreak of measles, which the U.N. health agency is blaming on the failure to vaccinate all children. The World Health Organization said Thursday that France had 4,937 reported cases of measles [...]

8. Study: Diet Soda May Not Raise Risk of Diabetes After All
Previous studies have linked drinking diet soda with a higher risk of diabetes, among other health problems. But a large, long-term study bucks the trend, suggesting that diet sodas and other artificially sweetened drinks won't raise your chance of developing [...]

9. School Band Instruments are Teeming with Bacteria and Fungi
Playing a musical instrument is great for kids' developing brains â€" think it's sheer coincidence that Tiger Mom placed so much emphasis on piano practice? â€" but a new study shows it could be bad for their health. In the [...]

10. Add Inches!! (No, Really, Men Can Make It Longer)


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