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Questions About Grief That People Are Scared to Ask

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Sexual Health and Intimacy After Prostate Cancer Treatment

by Jeffrey Albaugh, PhD, APRN, CUCNS, Director of Sexual Health, NorthShore University HealthSystem It’s probably no surprise that most men highly value sex and intimacy, and that includes men with prostate cancer. The prostate is a gland that’s about the size and shape of a walnut. Located below the bladder and in front of the …

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Grief

If you were in conversation with grief what would you ask? What would you be curious about? Grief shows up in ways that we cannot imagine. It likes to grab you, hold you, and sometimes, if you’re not careful, keep you in its grip. Yes, when you meet grief, identify it as grief; you have …

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comfort cling

Written by Kieran James Cunningham Ben Franklin once said that those who choose security over liberty deserve neither. He was, granted, talking about matters of state, but his words hold true for relationships as much as they do politics. Many of us reach that stage in our relationship where we have to make a decision …

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What the Oxford study got wrong about sex, sleep, and happiness. Written by Errol A. and Marjorie G. Gibbs, gibbshappinessindex.com Happiness is a complex state of being. You might not get that idea from recent research out of Oxford Economics and the National Centre for Social Research (sponsored by Sainsburys) that pinpoints sex and sleep …

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Written By Caitlin Schille Let’s take a walk back to junior high school and do a refresher course on herpes. Here are some facts about herpes: Is herpes a virus or a bacteria? Herpes is a virus. Viruses are smaller than bacteria and need a living host to survive- such as your body. Where can …

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gonorrhoea antibiotic resistance

By Dr. Dominic Rowley, Medical Director, LetsGetChecked Untreatable strains of gonorrhoea are rapidly on the rise, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. At least three people worldwide are infected with an untreatable superbug strain of gonorrhoea, fuelling fears that last-resort treatment will be useless. Gonorrhoea is the second most common bacterial sexually transmitted disease …

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