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FOX News
Few gay, bisexual teen males being tested for HIVOnly about one in five teenage gay and bisexual males in a new study said they'
Few gay, bisexual teen males being tested for HIV
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
Only about one in five teenage gay and bisexual males in a new study said they'd ever been tested for HIV, despite their increased risk of infection. And almost half the teens didn't know where they could go to be tested for HIV, the virus that... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Few gay, bisexual teen males being tested for HIV(Reuters Health) - Only about one in five teenage gay and bisexual males in a n
Few gay, bisexual teen males being tested for HIV
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
(Reuters Health) - Only about one in five teenage gay and bisexual males in a new study said they'd ever been tested for HIV, despite their increased risk of infection. And almost half the teens didn't know where they could go to be tested for HIV,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Could we prevent men from killing their wives?How to spot a family killer: Experts discover 'distinct psychological' traits i
Could we prevent men from killing their wives?
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
How to spot a family killer: Experts discover 'distinct psychological' traits in men who murder their partners and children Forensic psychologist studied the mental health of 153 murderers in the US They had more severe mental illness, fewer... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Only one in five gay and bisexual teen boys tested for HIVYoung men who have sex with men have the highest risk for HIV infection, but on
Only one in five gay and bisexual teen boys tested for HIV
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
Young men who have sex with men have the highest risk for HIV infection, but only one in five has ever been tested for HIV, a much lower rate than testing for non-adolescents, reports a new national Northwestern Medicine study conducted in... Read more
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International Business Times
Crime of passion killers 'less intelligent' than killers who plot What's the difference between a man who murders his family and a man who kills
Crime of passion killers 'less intelligent' than killers who plot
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
What's the difference between a man who murders his family and a man who kills strangers? Although it may sound like the beginning of an inappropriate joke, researchers from Northwestern University have discovered that the psychological and forensic... Read more
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FOX News
Study suggests method for predicting men who may kill their spousesThe psychological and forensic profile of men who murder their intimate partner
Study suggests method for predicting men who may kill their spouses
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
The psychological and forensic profile of men who murder their intimate partners varies from murderers who kill people they don’t know, a study published online Friday in the Journal of Forensic Sciences suggests. The study, conducted by scientists... Read more
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PhysOrg
Predicting who will murder his wife or his familyMurderers who kill intimate partners and family members have a significantly di
Predicting who will murder his wife or his family
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
Murderers who kill intimate partners and family members have a significantly different psychological and forensic profile from murderers who kill people they don't know, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study that examined the demographics,... Read more
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Medical News Today
Corticosteroid injections may be ineffective for low back painPeople who suffer from low back pain often turn to epidural corticosteroid inje
Corticosteroid injections may be ineffective for low back pain
Medical News Today / Posted 5 days ago
People who suffer from low back pain often turn to epidural corticosteroid injections for some relief. According to new research, however, such treatment fails to provide long-term respite, if any. For patients with radiculopathy or spinal stenosis,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study sheds light on fertility concerns of young breast cancer patientsConcerns about fertility kept a third of young women with breast cancer from ta
Study sheds light on fertility concerns of young breast cancer patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
Concerns about fertility kept a third of young women with breast cancer from taking tamoxifen, despite its known benefit in reducing the risk of breast cancer coming back. In addition, the study found fertility concerns led a quarter of women who... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Spinal injections of steroids temporarily ease low back pain(Reuters Health) - Spinal epidural injections of steroids may relieve low back
Spinal injections of steroids temporarily ease low back pain
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
(Reuters Health) - Spinal epidural injections of steroids may relieve low back pain from a ruptured disc, but only briefly, a new study shows. And the injections offer no significant relief for pain related to narrowing of the spaces around the... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Selected To Take Part In NIH Study On Transgender YouthPosted: Monday, August 24, 2015 – 1:36 PM Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHL
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Selected To Take Part In NIH Study On Transgender Youth
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Posted: Monday, August 24, 2015 – 1:36 PM Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and Dr. Johanna Olson of CHLA and USC’s Keck School of Medicine, have been chosen as one of four sites to take part in a five-year, multi-center study which will be the... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Five myths about "female Viagra" explained(CNN) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with
Five myths about "female Viagra" explained
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men’s sex lives,... Read more
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redOrbit
How our brain hides (and retrieves) horrifying memoriesOur brains have a built-in mechanism for hiding traumatic and emotionally distr
How our brain hides (and retrieves) horrifying memories
redOrbit / Posted 9 days ago
Our brains have a built-in mechanism for hiding traumatic and emotionally distressing memories in the recesses of our minds, and now a new study from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine researchers has shed new light on how this... Read more
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News 8000
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
News 8000 / Posted 10 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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KOAT7abc Albuquerque
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
KOAT7abc Albuquerque / Posted 10 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 10 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men’s sex lives, this is... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New genome-wide association study sheds light on the underlying biology of polycystic ovary syndromePolycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) has been passed down in many families for gene
New genome-wide association study sheds light on the underlying biology of polycystic ovary syndrome
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) has been passed down in many families for generations -- causing reproductive and metabolic health problems for millions of women around the world. Yet, its cause remains unknown despite more than 80 years of research... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers reveal new pathway that governs proper sorting of essential synaptic proteins in neuronsGenetic analysis of human patients has shown that mutations in genes involved i
Researchers reveal new pathway that governs proper sorting of essential synaptic proteins in neurons
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
Genetic analysis of human patients has shown that mutations in genes involved in synaptic communication can drive neuropsychiatric and neurological diseases such as autism spectrum disorder and Alzheimer's disease. Through a global analysis of the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 10 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
Local 10 Miami / Posted 10 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
KSPR Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
KSBW Salinas / Posted 10 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 11 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted | Health - Home Three firefighters have died in a wildfire in north-central W
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
| Health - Home Three firefighters have died in a wildfire in north-central Washington, the state's governor, Jay Inslee, said on his website. Four firefighters were injured, according to the governor. "They... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 11 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 11 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 11 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 11 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
"Female Viagra" is here but it's not all soft music and champagne bubblesRemarkable Woman Lauren Streicher at her Lincoln Park home. A gynecologist at N
"Female Viagra" is here but it's not all soft music and champagne bubbles
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
Remarkable Woman Lauren Streicher at her Lincoln Park home. A gynecologist at Northwestern, author, studies ballet etc. December 14, 2012, (Phil Velasquez / Chicago Tribune) Remarkable Woman Lauren Streicher at her Lincoln Park home. A gynecologist... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 11 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
5 myths about 'female Viagra' bustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
5 myths about 'female Viagra' busted
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 11 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men's sex lives, this is... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Five Myths About 'Female Viagra' BustedThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low lib
Five Myths About 'Female Viagra' Busted
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 11 days ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given women who struggle with low libido some hope. The agency approved the first drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While there are more than a dozen drugs that help men’s sex lives, this is... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
'Female Viagra' could be the biggest libido booster since...ViagraNEW YORK — A little pink pill made Amanda Parrish feel the physical excitement
'Female Viagra' could be the biggest libido booster since...Viagra
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 11 days ago
NEW YORK — A little pink pill made Amanda Parrish feel the physical excitement she felt when she was first dating the man who is now her husband. The romance was hot and heavy. The Nashville woman was a part of the clinical trial to test “female... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
NIH funds multicenter study to evaluate impact of medical treatment in transgender youthThe National Institutes of Health has awarded $5.7M for a five-year, multicente
NIH funds multicenter study to evaluate impact of medical treatment in transgender youth
News-Medical-Net / Posted 11 days ago
The National Institutes of Health has awarded $5.7M for a five-year, multicenter study, which will be the first in the U.S. to evaluate the long-term outcomes of medical treatment for transgender youth. This study will provide essential,... Read more
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Psych Central
Mice Study Suggest Special Brain Area Stores Traumatic MemoriesThe experience of extreme stress is often associated with a loss of memory of t
Mice Study Suggest Special Brain Area Stores Traumatic Memories
Psych Central / Posted 12 days ago
The experience of extreme stress is often associated with a loss of memory of the causative event or trauma. A new study with mice has shown researchers, for the first time, how this occurs and how the lost memories may be retrieved. At first,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Scientists discover special brain mechanism that can retrieve unconscious memoriesSome stressful experiences - such as chronic childhood abuse - are so overwhelm
Scientists discover special brain mechanism that can retrieve unconscious memories
News-Medical-Net / Posted 12 days ago
Some stressful experiences - such as chronic childhood abuse - are so overwhelming and traumatic, the memories hide like a shadow in the brain. At first, hidden memories that can't be consciously accessed may protect the individual from the... Read more
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International Business Times
Unlocking traumatic memories: Brain stimulants linked to psychological repression A new study on lab mice has found a way to access traumatic memories. This may
Unlocking traumatic memories: Brain stimulants linked to psychological repression
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
A new study on lab mice has found a way to access traumatic memories. This may serve as a breakthrough on how to psychologically treat patients who have repressed memories of traumatic events such as childhood abuse. The report, published in Nature... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Northwestern University researchers identify molecular difference in male and female brainsMale and female brains operate differently at a molecular level, a Northwestern
Northwestern University researchers identify molecular difference in male and female brains
News-Medical-Net / Posted 17 days ago
Male and female brains operate differently at a molecular level, a Northwestern University research team reports in a new study of a brain region involved in learning and memory, responses to stress and epilepsy. Many brain disorders vary between... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Older patients more likely to be readmitted to hospital after ambulatory surgeryPatients 65 and older who have ambulatory surgery are much more likely to be re
Older patients more likely to be readmitted to hospital after ambulatory surgery
News-Medical-Net / Posted 19 days ago
Patients 65 and older who have ambulatory surgery are much more likely to be readmitted to the hospital within 30 days than younger patients, regardless of their health before surgery, reports a new, large national Northwestern Medicine study. The... Read more
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Philly.com
For cancer survivors, adoption can be next ordealAs she talked, she cuddled the life-transforming result of that choice, their d
For cancer survivors, adoption can be next ordeal
Philly.com / Posted 22 days ago
As she talked, she cuddled the life-transforming result of that choice, their daughter, Adele. When the pigtailed 15-month-old got too squirmy, Sean, 32, took over, providing a pacifier, a toy, and a lap where she fell into the profound sleep of a... Read more
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The Columbian
Early fatherhood, younger deathHere's some expert advice for would-be fathers: If possible, wait to have kids
Early fatherhood, younger death
The Columbian / Posted 23 days ago
Here's some expert advice for would-be fathers: If possible, wait to have kids until you hit your mid-20s. Becoming a parent sooner raises the chances of an early death, new research suggests. After analyzing health records of more than 30,000... Read more
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Medical News Today
What is MS? What is multiple sclerosis?Multiple sclerosis, also known as MS, is a chronic disease that attacks the cen
What is MS? What is multiple sclerosis?
Medical News Today / Posted 23 days ago
Multiple sclerosis, also known as MS, is a chronic disease that attacks the central nervous system, i.e. the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. In severe cases the patient becomes paralyzed and/or blind, while in milder cases there may be numbness... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
How social media can help or hurt for teens suffering from depressionRecent news stories about cyberbullying, with kids running away, hurting others
How social media can help or hurt for teens suffering from depression
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 24 days ago
Recent news stories about cyberbullying, with kids running away, hurting others and even taking their own lives, points to a growing trend with often tragic results. According to a recent study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, 23% of teens report... Read more
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FOX 11 Reno
Teen depression and how social media can help or hurt(CNN) -- Recent news stories about cyberbullying, with kids running away, hurti
Teen depression and how social media can help or hurt
FOX 11 Reno / Posted 24 days ago
(CNN) -- Recent news stories about cyberbullying, with kids running away, hurting others and even taking their own lives, points to a growing trend with often tragic results. According to a recent study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, 23% of teens... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Autoantibody status fails to predict death risk in systemic sclerosis with PAHBy Lucy Piper, Senior medwireNews Reporter Anticentromere and isolated nucleol
Autoantibody status fails to predict death risk in systemic sclerosis with PAH
News-Medical-Net / Posted 25 days ago
By Lucy Piper, Senior medwireNews Reporter Anticentromere and isolated nucleolar autoantibodies are prevalent in systemic sclerosis (SSc) patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), but they do not predict survival, US research shows. “Our... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Study says if men want to live longer, they should wait to...A new study is encouraging men to wait a little longer before trying to have ki
Study says if men want to live longer, they should wait to...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 25 days ago
A new study is encouraging men to wait a little longer before trying to have kids, mainly because it could lead to a longer life. According to the Orlando Sentinel, a study done in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health found that men who... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Study: Early fatherhood is bad for healthHere's some expert advice for would-be fathers: If possible, wait to have kids
Study: Early fatherhood is bad for health
Inside Bay Area / Posted 25 days ago
Here's some expert advice for would-be fathers: If possible, wait to have kids until you hit your mid-20s. Becoming a parent sooner raises the chances of an early death, new research suggests. After analyzing health records of more than 30,000... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Study: Early fatherhood is bad for healthHere's some expert advice for would-be fathers: If possible, wait to have kids
Study: Early fatherhood is bad for health
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 25 days ago
Here's some expert advice for would-be fathers: If possible, wait to have kids until you hit your mid-20s. Becoming a parent sooner raises the chances of an early death, new research suggests. After analyzing health records of more than 30,000... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Study: Early fatherhood is bad for healthHere's some expert advice for would-be fathers: If possible, wait to have kids
Study: Early fatherhood is bad for health
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 25 days ago
Here's some expert advice for would-be fathers: If possible, wait to have kids until you hit your mid-20s. Becoming a parent sooner raises the chances of an early death, new research suggests. After analyzing health records of more than 30,000... Read more
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