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Counterfeit Viagra: A Near Miss for Children in Australian Hospital

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Everybody loves a bargain, but online ads for Viagra that seem too good to be true almost certainly are just that — too good to be true. Telltale signs are vendors promising to sell you the little blue pill without ...

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Trans Fats Are Banned, but Substitutes May Still Aggravate ED

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As of mid-2018, the use of trans fats, also known as partially hydrogenated oils, in U.S. food products is officially prohibited under a ruling issued by the Food and Drug Administration in 2015. Acknowledging that trans fats aren’t safe for ...

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Sex and ED: Are Your Expectations Realistic?


A 2018 survey on the sex lives of the elderly busts a few myths that may have led some older Americans, particularly men but women as well, to feel they weren’t getting as much sex as others in their age ...

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One Important Reason Your Doctor Should Know You Take ED Meds

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Men who have been prescribed multiple erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra, Levitra, and Cialis are more likely to suffer from poor health than those who have never used any of these medications. That was the finding of a recently ...

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Sexual Health, ED, and Overall Wellness

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A few years back, a team of international researchers explored the effects of a satisfying sex life on the overall health and wellness of men and women from nine countries across Europe and the Middle East. To no one’s surprise, ...

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Use Your Smartwatch to Improve Cardiac Health, Guard Against ED

Man looking at his watch while jogging.

Men dedicated to improving their overall health, especially cardiac wellness, are finding helpful allies in smartwatches with fitness apps as well as in stand-alone fitness trackers, such as those sold by Fitbit. These wearables and the technology they embody allow ...

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Consider the Barre Workout for Improving ED Symptoms

The life of a ballet dancer — female or male — is not an easy one. To stay in tip-top shape, these women and men spend hours exercising at the barre to maintain the strength and flexibility required to perform ...

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Who Gets ED: What the 2006 MARSH Study Can Still Tell Us

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Conducted in the early 2000s, the Male Attitudes Regarding Sexual Health, or MARSH, Survey still has some important lessons for those interested in the relative risk of erectile dysfunction  between various racial and ethnic groups in the United States. Findings ...

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A Glimpse into the Strange World of North Korean Neo-Viagra

North Korean flag lying on top of a pile of pills.

Desperate to strengthen its economy, North Korea’s industrial sector is turning out a wide array of consumer goods it hopes eventually will find a market outside the Hermit Kingdom if and when sanctions are lifted. Among those products is a ...

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ED Common in Opioid, Methadone, and Buprenorphine Users

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TheTruth.com, a public service website run in cooperation with the Office of National Drug Control Policy and the Ad Council, estimates that more than 115 Americans die each day due to accidental misuse of opioids. That’s roughly one overdose death ...

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