January 2016

Kicking the Habit

(Family Features) Quitting tobacco is hard, but it’s never too late to quit and begin reaping the health benefits of a tobacco-free lifestyle.

Whether you use cigarettes, cigars, snuff, chew or e-cigarettes, all forms of tobacco are harmful and can be addictive. Tobacco products contain several chemicals, as well as nicotine, which stimulates your nerves, increasing your blood pressure, respiration and heart rate.

<strong>Risky Business</strong>

It's Tournament Time, and Millions of Men Are 'Mad' About March

(BPT) - But for many men, basketballs and brackets take a backseat to a very personal and under-recognized medical condition – Peyronie’s disease (PD). PD can cause curvature that could be painful during arousal and intimacy. It’s more common than you think – affecting as many as 1 in 10 men worldwide. Worse still, many men with PD don’t get medical help because they may be just too embarrassed to talk about it, even with a doctor.

Kidney Disease and Children: Put Prevention Into Practice

(<a href="http://www.familyfeatures.com">Family Features</a>) Kidney disease is not a health problem reserved for adults: children may have kidney disease or health problems that can increase their chance of developing kidney disease as adults.

Health problems or conditions present at birth are the main cause of kidney disease in children. Health issues that may begin early in life and continue into adulthood, such as obesity, could lead to kidney disease later on.

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