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Too Tired for Sex? You’re Not Alone

African-Americans and Hispanics are 10 times more likely to report having sex about every night than Asians, who seem to get the best sleep, according to a new poll by the National Sleep Foundation.

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Too Tired for Sex? You’re Not Alone

3-D Movies Not Dangerous to Average Person, Doc Says

Movies like “Alice in Wonderland” and “Avatar,” which are available to view in 3-D, may be shattering box office records – but could they be shattering your eyesight as well?

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Passengers Sick on Another Cruise Out of S.C.

A cruise ship that sailed out of South Carolina has reported more passengers with a stomach bug.

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Passengers Sick on Another Cruise Out of S.C.

Drinking Coffee Decreases Chance of Heart Problems

Although an extra cup of coffee may make you feel like your heart is racing, researchers have found that drinking more coffee on a daily basis reduces your chances of dangerous irregular heartbeat, Bloomberg reported.

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2-year-old Girl Treats Skin Disease with Tanning Bed

A 2-year-old girl in Britain who is suffering from a rare skin disease that causes blistering all over her body is fighting it by spending time in a tanning bed, the Daily Mail reported.

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Tanning Bed Used to Treat 2-Year-Old’s Skin Disease

A 2-year-old girl in Britain who is suffering from a rare skin disease that causes blistering all over her body is fighting it by spending time in a tanning bed, the Daily Mail reported.

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Travelers From Haiti Bringing Malaria to U.S.

Health experts watching for signs of a malaria outbreak have noticed several cases of the mosquito-borne disease among people traveling back from Haiti, where an earthquake in January killed as many as 300,000 people.

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Scientists Discover Secret to Hangover-Free Drinking

The dreaded morning-after feeling could be a thing of the past after scientists in Korea came up with a technique that allows drinkers to avoid a hangover, Sky News reported Thursday.

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Baby Dies While Parents Raise Virtual Daughter Online

A Korean couple addicted to computer games let their real-life baby starve to death while raising a virtual daughter online, police said Thursday.

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Fake Weed Causing Hallucinations in Teens

Teens are getting high on an emerging drug called “fake weed,” a concoction also known as K2 and “spice” that is also causing hallucinations, vomiting, agitation and other dangerous effects.

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‘Extra Small’ Condoms for 12-Year-Old Boys Go on Sale

A leading condom manufacturer in Switzerland has created extra small condoms for boys as young as 12-years-old, the U.K.’s Daily Telegraph reported.

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‘Extra Small’ Condoms for 12-Year-Old Boys Go on Sale

First U.S. Amputee Woman Gets Successful Hand Transplant

A retired Air Force master sergeant in Texas is the first U.S. woman to successfully receive a hand transplant to replace the hand she lost nine years ago to a package bomb explosion at Lackland Air Force Base, TX.

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Hospital Suspends Heart Surgery After the Deaths of 4 Kids

An Oxford hospital has suspended child cardiac surgery pending the results of an external investigation into the deaths of four children over the past three months.

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Patients Try to Keep Appointments With Jailed Doc

Patients of a northern Kentucky psychiatrist jailed on a charge he stabbed a woman with a sword have tried to keep appointments with him in jail.

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Patients Try to Keep Appointments With Jailed Doc

New Gene Test May Help You Pick Your Diet

Can’t lose weight on a low-fat diet? Maybe you need to cut carbs instead, and a new genetic test may point the way, maker Interleukin Genetics Inc reported on Wednesday.

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FDA Cracks Down on Misleading Food Labeling

The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on baby food manufacturers and other companies for misleading nutrition labeling on their products, the beginning of a larger effort to set stricter standards for the labels.

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Cops Escort Woman Through Storm for Life-Saving Transplant

For more than a year, Maryann Steinbock waited for a new liver. Then, last Friday, the Long Island, N.Y. woman got the call. A compatible liver was available from Buffalo.

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