New Clues to Easing Side Effects From Parkinson's Drug

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2015 — The drug levodopa is a leading treatment for Parkinson’s disease, but for most patients the medication also brings debilitating side effects.
Now, scientists say animal studies are pointing to a compound that might reduce…
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Once-a-Week Sex Makes for Happy Couples: Study

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2015 — An active sex life is important to couples’ happiness, and they don’t have to go at it like rabbits — those who make love once a week are happiest, a new study suggests.
More frequent sex isn’t a buzzkill for a…
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When Antibiotics Are Needed

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2015 — Overuse of antibiotics is one of the main causes of antibiotic resistance, a major public health threat in the United States.
In an effort to combat the problem, the eighth annual “Get Smart About Antibiotics Week” is…
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Health Tip: Help Your Toddler Develop Needed Skills

– Toddlers are in the midst of developing muscle strength, concentration, creativity and spatial awareness.
To help give these factors a boost, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends:

encouraging building with blocks and…
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Health Tip: Should I See My Dentist?

– Regular dental checkups may spot problems before they become serious, but there are signs you should visit your dentist sooner than your next scheduled exam.
The American Dental Association cites these warning signs:

You have pain or swelling in…
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