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How Smoking Burns Your Health
According to the CDC, smoking causes nearly 1 in every 5 deaths in the United States each year. Here’s a list of the harmful effects of smoking.
Common Side Effects of Antidepressants
Some of the most widely prescribed antidepressant medications are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Here’s a list of side effects associated with SSRIs.
How Obesity Affects Health
Besides tobacco use, obesity is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States.
FDA Warns of Erections from Methylphenidate Use
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning about a serious potential side effect of methylphenidate products (e.g. Ritalin, Concerta, and Daytrana) used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Tendex Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of P-Boost, NatuRECT Due to Undeclared Active Ingredients
Tendex is voluntarily recalling Lot# F51Q of P-Boost and Lot # F51Q of NatuRECT to the consumer level.
At the Heart of Men's Sexual Problems
For men who decide to see their doctor for sexual issues, it may be a good idea to get the heart checked out at the same time. 
A Racing Heart Can Slow a Man's Love Life
When we see the apple of our eye, hearts start to race. But when it's time to get intimate in bed, a constantly racing heart might mean trouble for a man.
Can't Hear the Trouble with ED
What's that you say? Hearing problems in men may lead to what? Hearing loss could mean that men might have trouble getting and staying aroused later on.
Even Young Guys Have Erection Issues
Troubles with getting or keeping an erection have often been linked with older gentlemen. But the condition is happening more often to younger guys as well.
He's Lost That Youthful Feeling, Oh That Manly Feeling
Lots of men might be hesitant to ask the doc if they might have low testosterone. But an increasing number of prescriptions for some hormone replacement shows men could be opening up.