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    1. The Best State to Find Your Valentine

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If you're still searching for your perfect Valentine, maybe you've been looking for love in all the wrong places. A new study contends that the best states for lovers are Mississippi, Utah and Wisconsin. Virginia -- the st

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    2. A Happy Spouse May Keep You Healthy

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Having a happy spouse seems to be good for your health, a new study suggests. The research included nearly 2,000 heterosexual couples between the ages of 50 and 94. Researchers asked about their happiness, health and e

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    3. Who Drinks More -- Couples or Singles?

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who are married or live together drink less than single people, according to a new study. The findings show that "once you're in a committed relationship, your drinking frequency declines permanently, whereas quan

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    4. Are Millennials the Hookup Generation?

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study contradicts the common perception that young American adults -- so-called Millennials -- are having more casual sex than previous generations. Researchers analyzed decades of national data. They found 15 percen

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    5. The Mystery of the Female Orgasm Solved?

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The female orgasm -- famously faked by Meg Ryan in "When Harry Met Sally" -- may have its true roots in evolution as an aid to conception, new research suggests. In their study, researchers at Yale University noted that whi

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    6. 'Love Hormone' Gene May Be Key to Social Life

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lower activity of a specific gene may affect a person's social behavior, including the ability to form healthy relationships, researchers say. The OXT gene is involved in the production of oxytocin, a hormone linked with

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    7. A Woman's Guide to Reviving Sex Drive

      Know that old song "Where Did Our Love Go"? Many women in their 40s, 50s, and 60s are asking, "Where did our sex go?" Loss of desire is common in the years before and after menopause. Desire problems peak around ages 35 to 64. Why? It’s a time of life with a lot going on! Changing hormones can cause

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    8. The Truth About Low Testosterone

      Commercials for testosterone treatment make it all look so easy: "Are you feeling a weird drop in your sex drive? Maybe a little tired, a bit out of sorts, not-quite-yourself? Don’t worry -- just get your hands on some testosterone!" Well, not so fast. First, talk to your doctor about how you’re fee

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    9. Once-a-Week Sex Makes for Happy Couples

      By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An active sex life is important to couples' happiness, and they don't have to go at it like rabbits -- those who make love once a week are happiest, a new study suggests. More frequent sex isn't a buzzkill for a relatio

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    10. Get Your Sex Life Back After Baby

      By Carrie Sloan It’s the dirty little secret of baby-making: After nine long months, you’re overwhelmed by the love you feel for your newborn -- and shocked to find how much havoc that bundle of joy is wreaking in the bedroom. If you’re feeling less than lusty after having a baby, you’re not alone.

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