Saturday, August 18, 2018

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Men, like women, can have post-sex blues

Men, Like Women, Can Have Post-Sex Blues

By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock (Reuters Health) After sex, men can sometimes experience a myriad of confusing negative feelings, a phenomenon called post-coital dysphoria (PCD), which...
Traumatic brain injury tied to increased risk of suicide

Traumatic Brain Injury Tied to Increased Risk of Suicide

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) People who have traumatic brain injuries may be nearly twice as likely to die by suicide as individuals who don't...
Not all women eligible for breast cancer gene tests are getting them

Not All Women Eligible for Breast Cancer Gene Tests Are Getting...

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) Tests for BRCA1 and BRCA2 - gene mutations that raise the risk of breast and ovarian cancers - are not...
Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin made by Purdue Pharma LP sit on a shelf at a local pharmacy in Provo

New York Sues OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma over Opioids

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) New York state on Tuesday sued Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the OxyContin maker of widespread fraud and deception in...
Heart doctors recommend less screen time, sedentary behavior for kids

Heart Doctors Recommend Less Screen Time, Sedentary Behavior for Kids

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) When it comes to childhood obesity, sedentary behavior may be the most influential and controllable factor that parents can change,...
Lebanese pop singer Elissa gestures as she performs at Beirut waterfront

Lebanese Pop Sensation Reveals Breast Cancer Battle in Music Video

BEIRUT (Reuters)  Lebanese pop singer Elissa surprised fans this week by revealing in a new music video that she had overcome breast cancer, raising awareness...
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