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    1. Heart Attack Shouldn't End Your Sex Life

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If you've had a heart attack, you don't have to avoid sex for fear of having another one, researchers report. Many people who've had a heart attack worry that too much physical activity could trigger a repeat even

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    2. Impotence Drug May Help Fight Rare Lung Disease: Study

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A combination treatment that includes the active ingredient in the erectile dysfunction drug Cialis may reduce death and hospitalization from an incurable lung disease that mainly affects women, a new clinical trial s

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    3. HIV Cells Duplicate Even When Treatments Work

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- HIV can continue to multiply in patients who are responding well to antiretroviral therapy, U.K. researchers say. Treatment advances over the last 30 years mean that HIV -- the virus that causes AIDS -- is suppressed to a

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    4. Experimental Gel Could Cut Genital Herpes Risk

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A drug applied as a vaginal gel may substantially cut women's risk of contracting genital herpes, a common and incurable sexually transmitted infection. That's the conclusion of a study published in the Aug. 6 issue of the

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    5. Jealousy Can Drive Some to Problem Drinking: Study

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Intense jealousy may trigger drinking problems, a new study suggests. The researchers found that those whose self-esteem was dependent on their relationships were more likely to turn to alcohol if they became jealous. How

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    6. Impotence Linked to Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men who experience impotence may face twice the risk of undiagnosed type 2 diabetes compared to men without such sexual problems, a new study suggests. "This effect was more significant among middle-aged men 40 to 59 yea

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    7. Despite Benefits, Few States Mandate HPV Vaccine

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Almost a decade after the HPV vaccine was first recommended for girls, only two U.S. states and Washington, D.C., require the immunization, a new study finds. What's more, researchers say, most U.S. states do require other v

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    8. FDA Looking at Essure Birth Control Device Safety

      June 25, 2015 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced that it would hold a public meeting to discuss the safety of the contraceptive device Essure. Essure -- a small metal coil placed via catheter into the fallopian tubes -- is the only permanent birth control device approved

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    9. Herpes Virus Tied to Angina Risk, Study Suggests

      By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There seems to be a higher risk of angina -- chest pain related to clogged blood vessels -- in the small number of people who have a type of herpes virus lurking in their genes, a new study suggests. Canadian researchers

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    10. FDA Panel Endorses Women's Libido Pill

      By HealthDay staff HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, June 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended approval Thursday of what many call the "female Viagra" pill. The panel voted 18-6 that the FDA grant approval to the drug, flibanserin, which is de

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