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Peyronie’s disease: a common yet obscure disease of men

Peyronie’s disease (pronounced: pay-row-knees) is a disease that affects the male penis. It is considered a connective tissue disorder that affects an estimated 10-12 percent of men. Scar tissue, also known as fibrous plaques, develops along one side of the shaft of the penis. Commonly the penis is bent rather than straight when erect. However, …

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Summertime is a great time to ride a bike

Make bike riding safety a top priority Riding a bike has many terrific benefits. It is an excellent form of exercise; it is a low impact, joint-friendly workout; it is good for the environment; and, if used as a supplementary form of transportation, bicycling can save money.

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For some, video games can become a significant life problem

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced that video game addiction can be recognized as a mental health disorder. The WHO, based in Geneva, announced that it would list “gaming disorder” in the upcoming 11th edition of its highly respected compendium of medical disorders, the International Classification of Diseases. This publication is used by health professionals around the …

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