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A Little Booze Does Get Men Smiling, Study Confirms
The liquid social lubricant seems to foster 'contagious' grinning among guys
Marijuana Use Carries Dangers
Marijuana may not seem as dangerous as cocaine or heroin, but isn't harmless. Long-term, it can increase cancer risk, decrease testosterone levels in men and increase them in women, diminish or extinguish sexual pleasure and lead to physiological dependence, requiring more of the drug to get the same effect.
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.
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