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Menopause Doesn’t Have to Mean a Sexual Slowdown

Sex and aging

Menopause is all too often associated with a declining interest in sex and a consequent drop-off in sexual activity. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, sex after menopause can be the best sex of a woman’s ...

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Minnesota and New Jersey Hop on Telemedicine Bandwagon

Telemedicine

A lot is going on in Washington DC, and behind the headlines, legislators are pushing ahead with bills expanding access to telemedicine. It’s one of the few topics with bipartisan support these days. Senate Bill 870, which concerns telemedicine’s role ...

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Why Long Car Rides Get You Aroused

So, you’re on a long trip to visit family or friends and before you know it, you’re hard as a rock. What caused this unexpected surprise? Before we get to the answer of the question, it is important to note ...

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Acyclovir FAQs: Common Questions About the Antiviral Drug

Zovirax

You may have heard of Zovirax, which is a prescription medication that treats certain viral infections. Acyclovir is simply the generic name for Zovirax. It is approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to treat infections caused by the ...

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Are your emotions causing ED?

In some instances erectile dysfunction, or ED, is caused by emotional turmoil. From stress at work to nagging in-laws, there’s a whole host of things that can plague a man’s mind and make it nearly impossible to perform in the ...

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Can Telemedicine Compete with the Human Touch?

Telemedicine

Using cutting-edge telecommunications and diagnostic technologies, telemedicine brings professional medical care to patients who might otherwise be unable to avail themselves of such services. Whether they live in remote rural areas far from the nearest doctor or are stricken by ...

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Telemedicine in Space: If It’s Good Enough for Astronauts … .

Telemedicine

Astronauts undergo extensive health testing before ever being accepted into the astronaut corps. And though they must be deemed healthy enough for space travel, sometimes things happen when they’re on a mission. Add to it the fact that low-gravity environments ...

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Want to Have a Healthy Heart? Have More Sex

Healthy heart

Looking for a new and novel way to convince your significant other that the two of you should be having more sex? We suggest you cite the findings from a recently published Taiwanese research study that suggests more frequent sex ...

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Nationwide Telemedicine Takes a Big Step Forward

One of the final stumbling blocks to the unfettered expansion of telemedicine services nationwide was removed in late May with the signing of landmark Texas legislation. The new law abolishes a regulation that required an in-person patient-physician relationship before telemedicine ...

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New Study Shows No Causal Link Between Melanoma and Viagra

Melanoma

With a projected 2017 U.S. death toll of 9,730, melanoma is the deadliest skin cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. For sun-loving Viagra users, the news is very good indeed. Just in time for the beach season, researchers announced ...

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