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Testosterone Plays Minor Role in Older Women's Sex Lives, Study Finds

11/20/2014 - Quality of relationships may have more impact on libido

Many People Who Drink a Lot Aren't Alcoholics: CDC

11/20/2014 - But raising price of alcohol and limiting sales could help curb excessive drinking, researchers say

Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar

11/20/2014 - Study suggests that about 20 percent of patients carry 'exercise-resistant' genes

Cost of Diabetes Care Keeps Climbing, Report Shows

11/20/2014 - Increases also seen for prediabetes, undiagnosed diabetes care

Gel Implant Might Help Fight Heart Failure

11/20/2014 - New treatment strengthens heart walls, researchers say, but skeptics remain

Kids Born to Overweight Moms May Face Higher Heart Risks as Adults

11/20/2014 - But researchers add that eating behaviors mothers pass on might play greater role than genetics

A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart

11/20/2014 - Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say

1 in 5 U.S. Adults Dealt With a Mental Illness in 2013

11/20/2014 - Federal official urges people to seek treatment to 'restore their well-being'

Laser Used to Remove Tattoos May Help Reduce Acne Scars

11/20/2014 - Small study found it improved skin with shorter recovery time than seen with another type of laser

Could Your Job Help Preserve Your Aging Brain?

11/20/2014 - Mentally stimulating work may keep your mind sharp, research says

Health Highlights: Nov. 20, 2014

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Health Tip: Change Your Skin Routine During Winter

11/20/2014 - Avoid long, hot showers

Health Tip: Seek Treatment for a Broken Toe

11/20/2014 - It may not heal properly on its own

Type 1 Diabetes Lowered Survival in Study

11/19/2014 - Better blood sugar management helped, but risk during 14-year period was still doubled

Mastectomy Rates Rising Among Women Eligible for Lumpectomy

11/19/2014 - Better breast reconstruction outcomes may be one reason behind the trend, one expert said

U.S. Seniors' Health Poorest, Global Survey Shows

11/19/2014 - Commonwealth Fund report reveals stark comparison to 10 industrialized countries with universal health coverage

Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind

11/19/2014 - But in-hospital workouts didn't produce same results, study found

'Wireless' Pacemaker Working Well So Far, Researchers Say

11/19/2014 - Small, manufacturer-funded study of tiny device reports no complications

Coordination of Heart Attack Care Trims Time to Treatment: Study

11/19/2014 - Survival rates were boosted even when just minutes were saved getting blocked arteries opened

U.S. School Meal Rules Might Work Against Good Nutrition, Study Says

11/19/2014 - Federal mandates don't limit added sugar or carbohydrates, researchers say