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Having older brothers increases men's likelihood of being gay
(CNN) If you're a guy with an older brother, there's an increased chance you're gay. Scientists have noticed this pattern in previous research, but now they think they have a biological explanation as to why, and it starts long before birth. The ...
We may know why younger brothers are more likely to be gayNew Scientist
Having older brothers increases men's chances of being gayDeccan Chronicle
Having older brothers may increase the likelihood of being
Instinct Magazine -The Australian
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CBS News

Generic Viagra: Two versions of sildenafil hit the market today
CBS News
In news that will delight men who've had difficulties in the bedroom, two generic versions of the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra are scheduled to hit the market Monday. One of the new generics is made by Teva Pharmaceuticals, and the other by ...
Generic Viagra Tablets Set to LaunchPharmacy Times
The Little Blue Pill: An Oral History of ViagraBloomberg
Little Blue Pill Goes Generic Today, and Pfizer Joins InMedscape
Detroit Free Press -Business Insider -Pulse Headlines -WILX-TV
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Drug trial shows promising results to fight Huntington's disease
(CNN) For the first time, an experimental drug has reduced levels of the toxic protein that causes Huntington's disease in humans. Huntington's disease is an inherited disorder in which mutant forms of the huntingtin protein damage nerve cells in the ...
Breakthrough Huntington's Disease Drug Hits Devastating Brain Condition at Its RootNewsweek
Excitement as trial shows Huntington's drug could slow progress of diseaseThe Guardian
Major cause of dementia discoveredMedical Xpress
WebMD -Business Insider -Quartz -International Business Times
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Press Herald

Hepatitis cases mount in wake of opioid epidemic
Press Herald
Several types of the virus are being reported in increasing numbers, with the Maine CDC issuing a public notice Monday about a small but unusual spike in hepatitis A cases. By Joe LawlorStaff Writer. Follow on Twitter · Email Writer · 207-791-6376 ...
Southeast Michigan Hepatitis A OutbreakPR Newswire (press release)
Southeast Michigan leading state in record-breaking Hepatitis A outbreakWXYZ

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New York Times

Birth Control Pills Protect Against Cancer, Too
New York Times
After a Danish study last week reported finding more breast cancer cases among women who use hormone-based birth control methods, many women were left wondering: How significant is the risk, and what are the alternatives? The answer will be different ...
“My Life's Purpose is to Build a Living Legacy”, Thelma JonesHuffPost
Breast reconstruction after cancer less common at cash-strapped hospitalsReuters
Has Your Doc Been Touched by Breast Cancer? It Could Influence CareHealthDay
New York Post -NDTV -Daily Mail
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Chicago Tribune

Parkinson's disease progression can be slowed with vigorous exercise, study shows
Chicago Tribune
Geoffrey Rogers, who has Parkinson's disease, was part of a study about how high-intensity exercise affects the progression of the disease. (Nancy Stone / Chicago Tribune). Ese OlumhenseChicago Tribune. His friends noticed the tremor before he did. It ...
Vigorous exercise can slow Parkinson'
Pittsburgh-tied study links intense exercise to Parkinson's benefitsPittsburgh Post-Gazette
High-intensity exercise delays Parkinson's progressionEurekAlert (press release)
HealthDay -eMaxHealth -Chicago Tonight | WTTW -Daily Mail
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Live Science

Is 'Man Flu' Real? Men Suffer More When Sick, Study Suggests
Live Science
When a man complains of cold or flu symptoms, it may not be fair to dismiss his laments as simply a case of "man flu." Men may really experience worse symptoms than women after catching a respiratory virus, a new review suggests. The review was ...
Man Flu: Men Complain When They're Sick Because They Are Weaker Than Women, Science ConfirmsNewsweek
Are Men Just 'Babies' When They Get the Flu? Maybe NotHealthDay
Stop accusing men of overreacting – 'man flu' really does exist, claims doctorThe Guardian -National Post -Medical Xpress
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt study: E-cigarette use can lead to smoking in young people
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
E-cigarettes are billed as a means to deliver nicotine without the lung damage of traditional cigarettes. But do the sweet, candy-flavored e-cigarettes also encourage young adults to take up cigarette smoking? That's the issue tackled by University of ...
Tried to Quit But Still Smoking? Help's On the
FDA launches public education campaign to encourage adult smokers trying to quit
Pitt study suggests 'vaping' could lead to cigarette use in young adultsTribune-Review
HeraldScotland -EurekAlert (press release) -The Times
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Inside Edition

Fire Chief Suffering Chest Pains Stops to Rescue Car Crash Victim
Inside Edition
An Alaska fire chief had called for paramedics after experiencing sporadic pain in his torso. He didn't think it was a heart attack, but "I was in intense discomfort," Joe Forness said. On the way to a hospital in Fairbanks, the rig's driver saw two ...
Fire chief rescues crash victim, then suffers heart attackAlbany Times Union
Nenana fire chief doesn't let heart attack impede his dutieswebcenter11
Alaska fire chief rescues crash victim, then suffers heart

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NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

North Texas District Closes Due to Flu Outbreak
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Classes are cancelled in Sunnyvale ISD Tuesday and Wednesday as the district tries to stop the spread of the flu, which they say kept more than one in 10 elementary school students home Monday. (Published 7 minutes ago). Classes are cancelled in ...

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