Researchers: Sex Safer For Failing Hearts Than Once Thought
Heart Health: Sex is surprisingly safe for many heart patients who fear it will overtax them, new research suggests. But there's a caveat: the added stress of cheating can increase the risk of heart attacks, Lindsey Tanner reports for the Associated Press.
Bird Flu: Scientists have agreed to "pause" their research on highly contagious versions of the H1N1 virus to address concerns that bioterrorists could get hold of it, Lauran Neergaard reports for the Associated Press.
Dental Health: Patients are flocking to emergency rooms to treat severe tooth pain as more people go uninsured and government health programs cut back on dental benefits, Alison Bath reports for USA Today.
Child Abuse: Provocative new research suggests that doctors are more likely to suspect child abuse when a toddler with a broken bone comes from a poor family, Amy Norton reports for Reuters Health.
Birth Control: Most insurers will be required to cover birth control without charging co-pays or deductibles starting next August according to new federal rules announced today, Julian Pecquet reports for The Hill's Healthwatch blog.
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