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Impotence

Impotence can be caused by a disruption at any stage in this series of events. Certain diseases, including diabetes and muscular dystrophy can cause impotence. Psychological factors can also lead to impotence. And, impotence can be a side effect of some common medications.


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When Your Teen Slides Behind the Wheel

  • Monitor your child's driving whenever possible. Set ground rules for unsupervised driving: no alcohol, tobacco or other drugs; no cell phone use while driving; always wear seat belts.

  • Restrict night driving by 16-year-olds. Their accident rates are twice as high for each mile driven at night as in daytime.

  • Don't rely solely on high school driving classes. There's no proof they produce safer drivers or prevent accidents. Check your teen's driving skills by riding as a passenger with him or her.

  • Limit the number of teen and other non-family passengers. They distract new drivers and may encourage risks, such as swerving or running a light.

  • Pull your teen's license if he or she drinks and drives, speeds or gets a traffic ticket.

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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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Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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