June 2002

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Q. I read with interest your comments on male premature ejaculation, but my problem is just the opposite. My wife and I have a very good sexual relationship (with the help of Viagra), but I very seldom reach a climax.... (Read More)
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Legend has it that the emperor Nero fiddled while Rome burned. Today's politicians are bickering while drug prices soar. Despite years of promises about protecting senior citizens from having to choose between medicine and groceries, the politicians still have nothing... (Read More)
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Q. I have seen advertisements for pills that are supposed to enlarge and lengthen the penis naturally. They contain herbal ingredients such as yohimbe, ginseng, ginkgo and some that I have never heard of before. Can such products really change... (Read More)
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Q. Can douching prevent pregnancy and venereal disease? I was told when I was growing up that you should douche right after intercourse. This is not always convenient, but I try to do so for health reasons. Is it necessary?... (Read More)
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Are you afraid to put your best foot forward? This is the time of year when millions of Americans wish their feet were more presentable. Normally we take our tootsies for granted. We count on them to carry us around,... (Read More)
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Q. What can you tell me about herbal breast enlargers? I'm considering surgery, but first I would like to try one of these products if they work and don't have nasty side effects. I am generally skeptical about such things,... (Read More)
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Q. I liked your article on relieving jock itch by using Cetaphil skin cleanser. I tried it and it works great. My family doctor recommended an alternative to Cetaphil: Selsun Blue dandruff shampoo. Apply it to the affected region and... (Read More)
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Why do doctors love Latin? No one has spoken this language in daily life for hundreds of years. And yet physicians insist on writing prescriptions with Latin abbreviations like hs (hora somni, or bedtime), po (per os, or by mouth)... (Read More)

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There are nearly five hundred species of aloe, a type of plant that originated in southern Africa, near the Cape of Good Hope. The use of aloe goes back in history. There are pictures of aloe plants on some Egyptian... (Read More)
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Q. I have recently read that there are health benefits of drinking several ounces of pomegranate juice daily. I can't find where I read this and would appreciate knowing what your research on pomegranate juice reveals. A. Pomegranate juice is... (Read More)
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Q. More than fifty years ago when I was a child, my mother used "Save-the-Baby" on us when we had a bad cold. She rubbed it on our chests. I loved the smell and it seemed to work quite well.... (Read More)
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Are you getting a good night's sleep? If you are like many Americans, the chances are you're not. According to one survey, 40 percent of us get less than seven hours of shut-eye each night. Here's a little quiz: Do... (Read More)