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Male birth control works but...

A new male birth control shot has been found to be 96% effective, according to a study, but the trials have been nixed because men couldn't handle the side effects.

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Nitric oxide: The miracle molecule

My initial reaction to this news was "It's too good to be true." But three researchers received the prestigious Nobel Prize for its discovery. Louise J. Ignarro, one of the prize winners, says, "There may be no disease process where this miracle molecule does not have a protective role."

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (R) waves as she arrives to talk with patrons at the Jackson Diner on April 11, 2016 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton: Did she receive the best Rx?

Do famous people always receive superior medical care? If this were a Trivial Pursuit question, the answer would be a big “Yes.” After all, they’re famous and have the money to demand the best medical treatment. But has fame and fortune guaranteed that Clinton has been given the best advice to treat pneumonia? This week I encountered several surpri

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Hire pros — not average Joes — to train you

The days are growing cooler and the fall will lead into winter soon enough. With the changing of the seasons, you may find yourself less motivated to get to the gym, local community centre or the local park for a quick fitness fix.