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Things You Didn't Know Were Bad for Your Vagina

The majority of women seem to be aware of the usual things that are dangerous to their female parts – like multiple sexual partners, sticking random items “up there,” and not getting regular pap smears. But, as a gynecologist, I see a spectrum of other conditions and habits that many women...

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Vitamin C or E Help Male Infertility?

For some men suffering from infertility, making babies may be as simple as taking vitamin C or E.   New research published in Cleveland Clinic's Urology News shows that abnormal amounts of free radicals, naturally occurring but sometimes dangerous molecules that can damage cells, may be responsible for infertility in some men. Vitamins C and E, which are called antioxidants, may have...

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easy bruising so common in older adults

Why is easy bruising so common in older adults?   Most bruises form when small blood vessels (capillaries) near the skin's surface are broken by the impact of a blow or injury — often on the arms or legs. When this happens, blood leaks out of the vessels and initially appears as...

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