August 2014


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Women With Sexual Dysfunction Respond Well To Placebo Therapy

Women with sexual dysfunction - low sexual arousal and/or sexual desire - appear to experience clinically significant symptom changes when given a placebo, according to a study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.

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Cellphone130x100.jpgCell Phone Pictures May be the Next Medical Diagnostic Tool
Study Looking at Impact of Cell Phone Pictures on Diagnosis of Wounds


Dr. Neal Sikka, an emergency room physician at George Washington University Medical Center, recalls an eye-opening incident that happened while he was away at a medical conference.

To read the full article Cell Phone Pictures May be the Next Medical Diagnostic Tool, click here.

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Not Just Robotripping: 5 Risky Things Kids Do
Telltale Signs of Deadly Behaviors May Help Parents Keep Their Kids Safe


Parents' worries never stop. But sometimes, Mom and Dad need reminders that seemingly innocuous items -- cough syrup  bottles, cans of computer keyboard cleaners, even incense made from herbs and spices, can provide clues that their children are toying with danger.

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Health reform begins: What changes mean to you
Many features, such as no more lifetime insurance caps, kick in by Sept. 23


By Sept. 23, the six month anniversary of the enactment of the health overhaul, many of the law’s provisions will be in effect.

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parenting130x100.jpgHow to Make Parenting with Your Ex Work
Child and Adolescent Psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein Shares Three Cardinal Rules for Getting Over Yourself For Your Kids


With almost half of all first marriages ending in divorce, millions of children are impacted each year by their parents' separation.

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Omega-Enhanced Margarines a Heart-Saver?
EPA-DHA Pumped Spreads Reconsidered


They taste like butter and offer a boost of heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids, but these omega-enhanced margarines may not actually help your heart, according to new research from the Netherlands.

To read the full article Omega-Enhanced Margarines a Heart-Saver? , click here.


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Marijuana Eases Chronic Pain, Researchers Say
New Study Confirms the Pain-Relieving Effects of Smoking Marijuana


Smoking marijuana modestly reduced pain and other symptoms of chronic neuropathic pain, results of a small trial showed.

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devilchild130x100.jpgHow to Create a Spoiled Brat: 9 Parenting No-Nos

Kids need to know their parents love them. But some moms and dads think that the way to show love is to accept children's bad behavior.

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dry-skin130x100.jpgMenopause and Dry Skin: The Hormone Connection
Dealing with dry, itchy skin at menopause? Find out why -- and get simple tips for smoother skin.


Menopause and Dry Skin: The Hormone Connection
Dealing with dry, itchy skin at menopause? Find out why -- and get simple tips for smoother skin.

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Women's behavior linked to ... ovulation?
Study: Hormone shift affects how females talk, walk and even dress to attract men


When a woman is ovulating, her behavior changes in a startling number of ways from the way she walks, talks and dresses to the men she flirts with, according to new research.

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