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Want more affection in your relationship? Have more sex
Thu, 25 May 2017 07:46:45 GMT
Want to have a more affectionate relationship with your life partner? Carve out time to have more sex. That's the takeaway of a series of four studies of committed couples in both the United States and Switzerland.
The tender side of Hollywood
Thu, 25 May 2017 07:38:11 GMT
Move over, steamy sex scenes! Many of Hollywood's most memorable moments have been tender and touching.
Your kids actually want you to talk to them about sex
Wed, 24 May 2017 15:50:57 GMT
When Avital Norman Nathman's son was about 3, she says, he freaked out after he walked in on her changing a sanitary pad. So she decided to have an age-appropriate conversation about menstruation with him right then and there.
What counts as 'cheating' in the digital age?
Tue, 16 May 2017 08:06:42 GMT
Tara and her husband, Michael (not their real names), recently came to see me after -- as she described it -- "infidelity."
Man behind the Ice Bucket Challenge drowning in medical bills
Fri, 26 May 2017 09:05:29 GMT
Pete Frates lies on life support in the bedroom of his house with his care costing somewhere between $85,000 and $95,000 every month
This is what it's like to be struck by lightning
Thu, 25 May 2017 13:46:22 GMT
The clothing of lightning survivors
Thu, 25 May 2017 07:55:28 GMT
If you're hit by lightning, there's a nine in 10 chance you'll survive. Those who do survive often need to use clues from their clothing, burnt skin or surroundings to help decipher what happened to them.
Is chocolate good or bad for health?
Thu, 25 May 2017 17:58:39 GMT
Who doesn't love chocolate? Even if it's not your favorite sweet treat, you can probably agree that the confection conjures thoughts of love, pleasure and reward.
What is botulism, and how does it kill?
Thu, 25 May 2017 20:02:06 GMT
Two separate outbreaks this month of the rare but deadly toxin botulism have focused attention on this potentially fatal illness, which usually strikes about 150 people a year, mostly infants.
Summer pregnancy may raise gestational diabetes risk
Thu, 25 May 2017 09:05:02 GMT
Researchers have identified a new possible risk factor for gestational diabetes: being exposed to hot outdoor temperatures in the month before giving birth. According to a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), in one geographic region in Canada, the rate of gestational diabetes varied more than 3% between the coldest times of year and the hottest.
Cannabis compound slashes seizures in kids with rare epilepsy, study finds
Wed, 24 May 2017 21:23:00 GMT
Deputy, EMTs exposed to opioids get medical treatment
Thu, 25 May 2017 12:33:27 GMT
A Maryland sheriff's deputy and two emergency medical technicians received treatment for possible heroin and fentanyl exposure after responding to a drug overdose.
Should the FDA prohibit filtered cigarettes?
Wed, 24 May 2017 07:49:11 GMT
Light cigarettes falsely ease smokers' fear of lung cancer, say researchers from the Ohio State University.
Graco recalls more than 25,000 car seats
Thu, 25 May 2017 15:01:06 GMT
Graco is recalling more than 25,000 car seats that might not adequately restrain children during a crash.
The Ethiopian politician who landed the WHO top job
Wed, 24 May 2017 18:49:45 GMT
An African national has been voted to head the World Health Organization for the first time in the agency's history.
Trump's budget cuts children's health insurance program
Wed, 24 May 2017 07:22:32 GMT
President Donald Trump's budget plans to cut the Children's Health Insurance Program by at least 20% over the next two fiscal years and slash Medicaid, which covers millions more children.
The viral Internet stunts parents should know
Wed, 24 May 2017 09:35:15 GMT
It's a tale as old as time: We see a lot of people wearing/doing/saying something and we want to try it, too. Back in the day it was saying "Bloody Mary" into a mirror at slumber parties. Today, it means viral social media stunts. Though adults get caught up, too, kids are especially susceptible to peer pressure and FOMO (fear of missing out). To them, what was once a double-dog dare is now a popular YouTuber eating a hot pepper just to see what happens.
Report: A drink a day tied to higher breast cancer risk
Tue, 23 May 2017 08:08:44 GMT
73% of sunscreens don't work as advertised
Tue, 23 May 2017 08:16:52 GMT
The solar eclipse is coming -- and it's $2,000 for a grand view
Wed, 24 May 2017 14:32:22 GMT
Oregonians are set to be the first ones in the United States to witness the solar eclipse and some have paid a whopping $2,000 for a simple luxury: unobstructed views.