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Sexual Addiction On The Verge Of Official Mental Disorder Label

Filed under: HealthMental HealthSex

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There are at least a few of you out there that don't believe that sexual addiction is a real thing, and you're sitting there snickering away over how it's just an excuse to be as sexually promiscuous as possible.

Well, what if we told you it's on the verge of being labeled an official mental disorder? There is a difference between being way into sex and being addicted to it.

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Former Steelers Doctor Charged For Prescribing Steroids

Filed under: DrugsLegal MattersMedicineFootball

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Dr. Rydze, a former doctor for the Pittsburgh Steelers, is in trouble after buying a suspiciously large quantity of anabolic steroids!

Hmm… a football doctor buying tons of steroids? We wonder what those were for…

Maybe a game of medical darts where you use the butts of NFL players as a target and instead of just pulling the "dart" out of the "dartboard" you push down on the plunger first.

Repeat this every few weeks for a fun doctor game/great football season.

We're just joking though, because the feds don't list the team or any of its players as having gotten any of the illegal substances.

We guess drug testing in the NFL is too rigorous.

The Steelers president said:

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Spinal Steroid Causes Meningitis, Lawsuits Flood In

Filed under: Icky Icky PooLegal MattersHealthScary!

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This is just awful — 14 deaths have resulted from 185 cases of meningitis caused by a spinal steroid issued by the New England Compounding Center.

Because of that, there is a new class-action lawsuit being mounted and filed against the company for the "fungus contaminated steroid."

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Bret Michaels Helps Hospital Create Bret Michaels Hospitality & Music Room!

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The more we hear about Bret Michaels, the more we like — we think he's a genuinely nice guy who wants to help and repay favors.

For instance, take the fact that Bret just invested in a new room for patients and their families at the Phoenix hospital where he was treated for a brain hemorrhage.

How's that for a thank you??

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Stress And Depression Might Affect Cancer Survival

Filed under: HealthScience!Cancer

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Well, this sucks!

As if being diagnosed with cancer isn't already inherently stressful and depressing, it turns out that both of those things play a part in cancer survival rates.

The study found that symptoms of depression among a group of patients with late-stage renal cell carcinoma were associated with an increased risk of death.

So what was it exactly?

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SICK! L.A. Gynecologist Charged For Sexually Assaulting Patient!

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Ugh!

We can't even believe stuff like this happens!! Doctors are supposed to CARE for patients, not sexually assault them!

A gynecologist from Van Nuys has just been charged with sexually assaulting a patient on two occasions while examining her at a Northridge hospital.

His name is Dr. Kevin Pezeshki, and we really hope you're not finding out right now that he's your doctor.

If he was, and you are also a victim, now's the time to come forward, though!

So what happened?

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Once-A-Day HIV Treatment Pill Gets FDA Approval!

Filed under: HealthScience!

Stribild Approved FDA HIV

This is good news for those out there that have HIV but struggle with taking all the medications to keep it in check.

The FDA has just approved a new pill, taken once a day, that combines two previously approved drugs plus two new ones.

It's called Stribild, and it provides a complete treatment regimen for HIV infection. It's supposed to be available by the end of the week!

The only problem is that it costs more than the other treatments, which is kind of bullshizz. Gilead, the creator of the drug, is charging wholesalers $28,500 a year for the drug, though apparently it will provide discounts to state assistance programs and has created a patient financial-assistance program.

This is not much more effective than the multi-pill regimen, but only having to take one pill instead of many is the main draw.

It's too bad about the price, though!

[Image via AP Images.]

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