ED Drugs Linked to Greater Risk of Melanoma

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_3a23f05928.jpgJohn Foxx/Thinkstock (PROVIDENCE, R.I.) -- Sildenafil, more commonly known as Viagra, is used by men to treat erectile dysfunction. However, a study out of Brown University is raising red flags about a possible side-effect from the drug: melanoma. Dr. Abrar Qureshi, co-author of the study involving 26,000 men, says that those who take Viagra have an 84 percent greater chance of developing the deadliest form of skin cancer than men who don’t use the medication.

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Unwanted Thoughts Not Necessarily an OCD Problem

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_bded1a9925.jpgRidofranz/Thinkstock (PORTLAND, Ore.) -- A definite sign of obsessive compulsive disorder is having intrusive thoughts that seem to linger. However, as one Concordia University researcher points out, you don’t have to be diagnosed with OCD in order to think about strange and sometimes, dangerous stuff. In fact, Adam Radomsky says that in a survey of 777 people from 13 countries, 94 percent admitted to having at least one unwanted thought during the last three months.

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Focus on the Fit, Less on the Fat, Doctor Advises

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_5881bd56f2.jpgDigital Vision/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Roger Juneau, 61, had a heart attack 20 years ago and now, at 191 pounds, he’s still overweight. But his doctor has advised him not to worry about shedding the pounds. “Fat isn’t always the devil,” said Dr. Carl Lavie, a New Orleans cardiologist who has written a book called The Obesity Paradox, which suggests focusing on fitness and not on being thin.

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Hide and Sweet: Surprising Places You'll Find High Fructose Corn Syrup

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_97b6c2d2ad.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- In some not-so-sweet news, the honey you spoon into your tea may contain high fructose corn syrup, prompting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to issue new recommendations this week. If adopted, the new rules would prevent food companies from labeling anything "honey" that doesn’t come directly from the hive. Gooey sweet stuff padded with added sugars would be labeled "blend of sugar and honey" or "blend of honey and corn syrup," under the new rules.

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Researcher Subjects Himself to Multiple Bee Stings to Test Pain

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_0747ccddb4.jpgTsekhmister/Thinkstock (ITHACA, N.Y.) -- Never before has one graduate student done so much to further the study of bee stings. Michael Smith with Cornell University’s Department of Neurobiology and Behavior decided to find out what parts of the body hurt the most after getting stung by ranking the pain from a high of 10 to a low of one.

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