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Scientists Have Found Where Nicotine Addiction Can Be Blocked in The Brain

Brain researchers have pinpointed a small group of brain cells that are especially responsive to nicotine, and which might be the main culprits in driving addiction to the substance.

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Even Light Drinking May Raise Your Cancer Risk

Maybe you should skip that glass of wine tonight, because even light drinking increases your risk of cancer, warns a new statement from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). "People typically don't associate drinking beer, wine and hard liquor with increasing their risk of developing cancer in their lifetimes," said ASCO...

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Does Your Vagina Burn During Sex?

Have you lost interest in having sex because your vagina burns? You're not alone. The condition, known as vulvodynia or vestibulodynia, affects about 16 percent of women, and some researchers suspect that number may be even higher. With vulvodynia, you have discomfort or burning pain in the vulvar area. It has no obvious...

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How to Treat Vaginal Dryness In Menopause

Sex is supposed to be fun, and it’s definitely not supposed to hurt. But one of the consequences of menopause is vaginal dryness, which for many women means painful sex. With the loss of ovarian estrogen, vaginal walls that were once elastic, expandable, supple and sturdy can, over time, become tightened and...

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