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  • Mayo Clinic: Low sexual desire a complex and common issue for women

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is low sex drive in women a common part of aging? Is there anything that can actually increase sex drive? I've read that a new drug to help with low sexual desire in women may soon be available. How would that work?
  • All About Food: Take care when cooking with shrimp

     All About Food: Take care when cooking with shrimp
     I have come across some interesting, disturbing and important information about the shrimp we eat. The majority of our shrimp is farmed and there is a good chance that it comes from a factory pond in Indonesia, India, Thailand or South America. The...

    All About Food: Here are the real meanings behind the nutrition labels

    All About Food: Here are the real meanings behind the nutrition labels
    Commercial food labeling has often perplexed me. I really don't know what terms like reduced sodium, natural and lower in calories really mean. In fact, the federal Food and Drug Administration seems to have the same issue and has proposed a major...

    Fitness Files: 3D printers could take transplants to new level

    "Read this." My husband handed me the May 2015 Smithsonian. Matthew Shaer's article, "The Body Shop," expands on the use of the 3D printer in medicine and describes other strategies for organ replacement. The May 1 Fitness Files featured Dr. Jaime...

    Seal Beach company works to market detector of chemical used in plastics

    Seal Beach company works to market detector of chemical used in plastics
    A Seal Beach maker of health products believes it has found a dependable test for a potentially dangerous chemical additive used to harden plastics. Truthound LLC's invention, called the BPA Scout, which has been in development for more than two years,...