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A Strong Sex Life Helps Couples Cope With The Trials Of Aging

Health problems can put a strain on a marriage at any age. But as we get older, chronic illnesses can make it even tougher to keep the spark alive.<p>Scientists at the University of Chicago have uncovered one way couples can offset the stresses of illness and aging: more physical intimacy.<p>Couples who …

Women's Low Sexual Desire-Is It a Medical Problem or Something Else?

This article was originally published at MidlifeBoulevard.<p>If you’re following the news reports about flibanserin, referred to as the female Viagra, …

What is the Future of Cancer Testing and How Will it Improve Patient Care, Reduce Costs? - Press Release

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New science in molecular and genetic testing for breast, colon, and prostate cancer, as well as …

What is the Future of Cancer Testing and How will it Improve Patient Care, Reduce Costs?

Advances in molecular medicine, genetic testing, and laboratory technologies to be featured at the College of American Pathologists annual …

Do drugs really have to be so expensive?

<b>A liver cancer treatment is off-limits in the NHS due to its unjustifiably high price tag, but in India the same treatment is available for less than £100 a month.</b><b>In this week's Scrubbing Up, Michelle Childs, of Medecins Sans Frontieres, questions why wealthy nations are not doing more to drive</b> …

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Chronic Illnesses Outpace Infections As Big Killers Worldwide

People around the world are getting healthier and living longer.<p>Infectious diseases are declining around the globe. But at the same time, chronic health problems are on the rise, particularly in developing nations.<p>These are some of the key findings in the latest reports released by the World Bank …

Hospitals Put Pharmacists In The ER To Cut Medication Errors

In the emergency department at Children's Medical Center in Dallas, pharmacists who specialize in emergency medicine review each medication to make sure it's the right one in the right dose.<p>It's part of the hospital's efforts to cut down on medication errors and dangerous drug interactions, which …