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Penile Implants

In order to attain an erection, the scrotal pump must be squeezed repeatedly to propel fluid into the penile cylinders. When an erection is no longer desired, a release valve is pressed on the side of the pump and the cylinders deflate. Persons considering these types of implants should speak with...


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Your blood type falls in one of four categories: A, B, O or AB. According to the American Red Cross, the largest group is the type O, with about 45 percent of Americans falling into this category. The next largest is type A, at 40 percent. Type B is about 11 percent of the population, and type AB is 4 percent.

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Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

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