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Why can’t so many young, healthy men make love without a little blue pill?  7 Nov 7:52pm Why can’t so many young, healthy men make love without a little blue pill? 
Britain is the world's first country to allow Viagra to be sold without prescription. Sebastien Smith, 29, from Newcastle revealed why he's been using the drug recreationally for six years.
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Idaho, Nebraska and Utah Vote to Expand Medicaid 7 Nov 7:01pm Updated Idaho, Nebraska and Utah Vote to Expand Medicaid
The votes in three deep red states show how resilient the program has been, even as the Trump administration chips away at other aspects of Obamacare
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The flu shot lowers your risk of a heart attack 7 Nov 6:24pm The flu shot lowers your risk of a heart attack
Glen Pyle is a professor who specializes in heart failure at the University of Guelph in Canada. Here, he explains why rates of heart attack are higher in those who don't get the flu shot.
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What is YOUR attachment style in relationships? Take this test to find out 7 Nov 5:41pm What is YOUR attachment style in relationships? Take this test to find out
Helen Dent, emeritus professor of Clinical and Forensic Psychology at Staffordshire University, explains how 'attachment theory' can shed light on how we form and conduct relationships.
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Playing Christmas music too early raises stress levels and make you spend more money shopping 7 Nov 5:35pm Playing Christmas music too early raises stress levels and make you spend more money shopping
Music psychologists say that listening to Christmas music can raise your stress levels by reminding you of your 'holiday obligations' such as hosting parties and buying presents
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7 Nov 5:08pm Trilobites: Watch Beatboxers Break It Down Inside an M.R.I. Scanner
Researchers got an inside look at beatboxers’ lips, mouths and throats as they performed.
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Natasha Ednan-Laperouse parents slam Watchdog allergen probe findings 7 Nov 4:25pm Natasha Ednan-Laperouse parents slam Watchdog allergen probe findings
Despite calls for better labelling protocols, an investigation by BBC1's Watchdog has proven supermarkets are failing to warn customers about potentially lethal allergens in bakery products.
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Statins may prevent the spread of breast cancer to other organs, study finds 7 Nov 3:24pm Statins may prevent the spread of breast cancer to other organs, study finds
A new study from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has found that statins can prevent breast cancer tumors from migrating to the lungs and liver, potentially saving lives.
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Antibiotic resistance will kill MILLIONS of people by 2050 7 Nov 11:35am Antibiotic resistance will kill MILLIONS of people by 2050
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has warned that superbug infections will kill around 1.3 million people across Europe and more than a million Americans by 2050.
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Superbugs are killing 33,000 in Europe, TRIPLE the amount ten years ago 7 Nov 11:11am Updated Superbugs are killing 33,000 in Europe, TRIPLE the amount ten years ago
The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), a body based in Sweden which conducted the study between 2007 and 2015, branded the findings 'worrying'.
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Father with cystic fibrosis finally gets lung transplant after three failed attempts 7 Nov 11:04am Updated Father with cystic fibrosis finally gets lung transplant after three failed attempts
James Beeching, 34, has had the incurable genetic condition since he was two years old. Three lung transplants fell through before his surgery. He can finally walk his twins to school in Hastings.
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Food author reveals her 17 stress-relieving snacks to eat at your desk 7 Nov 10:57am Updated Food author reveals her 17 stress-relieving snacks to eat at your desk
Charlotte Watts is the co-author of Good Mood Food and nutritional therapist in London. She explains how we often crave crisps, cake, biscuits and chocolate when it all gets too much.
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Mothers are more likely to suffer postnatal depression if they have a SON 7 Nov 10:57am Mothers are more likely to suffer postnatal depression if they have a SON
Scientists at the University of Kent also found women who have complications during their child's birth are nearly three times more likely to get postnatal depression (PND).
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Three Deep Red States Vote to Expand Medicaid 7 Nov 10:49am Updated Three Deep Red States Vote to Expand Medicaid
Idaho, Nebraska and Utah are set to join 33 others that have already expanded the program under Obamacare to give free health coverage to most low income residents.
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Personal Health: Need a Flu Shot? Get It Now 7 Nov 10:04am Updated Personal Health: Need a Flu Shot? Get It Now
Immunity tends to wane by 20 percent a month, leaving those who got their shot in August or September with less than desirable protection by the time they’re exposed.
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Megan Lee: Takeaway bosses jailed over nut allergy death 7 Nov 9:15am Megan Lee: Takeaway bosses jailed over nut allergy death
Megan Lee, 15, suffered irreversible brain damage from a takeaway containing peanut protein.
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What is it like to prevent a suicide? 7 Nov 8:55am What is it like to prevent a suicide?
Gillian Assor was walking her dog when she heard crying and what followed would change multiple lives.
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Patients in Jersey will be able to get medical cannabis from ALL doctors 7 Nov 7:28am Patients in Jersey will be able to get medical cannabis from ALL doctors
Cannabis-based medicines could be available as soon as February for people living on the Channel Island off the north-west of France.
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Camping in the Cotswolds left me in pain for YEARS - thanks to a random tick bite 7 Nov 6:51am Updated Camping in the Cotswolds left me in pain for YEARS - thanks to a random tick bite
Blair Jollands, 47, from London, was happy and healthy until August 2015, when a tick bite changed everything - and he developed Lyme Disease.
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Should there be a tax on red meat? 7 Nov 6:40am Updated Should there be a tax on red meat?
It could save lives, experts say, but some people find being told what to eat too much to swallow.
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Too much screen time puts children at risk of sight damage, obesity and cancer 7 Nov 6:08am Updated Too much screen time puts children at risk of sight damage, obesity and cancer
Scientists at the World Cancer Research Fund have analysed 80 scientific studies involving more than 200,000 people to find screen time is on par with sugary drinks as a cause of obesity.
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Nearly half of over-65s who take statins give them up within a year due to side effects, study shows 7 Nov 3:17am Nearly half of over-65s who take statins give them up within a year due to side effects, study shows
Side effects - like risk of diabetes, erectile dysfunction, sleep problems and muscle pain- are putting off 45 per cent of over-65s within 12 months, the study shows.
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