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Married Men May Have A Better Chance Of Surviving A Heart Attack

A new Canadian study says that married men and men in common-law relationships head to the doctor to treat a heart attack earlier than single, divorced and widowed men. The researchers insist married men have a higher chance to surviving this life-threatening episode, since they get to the hospital sooner.

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Link Love: Mutant Sperm & Cheating Statesmen

A controversial breast-feeding doll. Wendi Deng stands by and, in some cases, in front of her man. A first-time for a Brazilian waxing. Larry Flint tells all on the sex lives politicians who have dead for upwards of 200 years. Be nicer to people with STDs, don't they know it's Christmas after all?

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Dating Rules For Single Parents

Single parents have it rough trying to balance their personal lives with the demands and responsibility that come with being a parent. Dating can be especially challenging, as there are certain boundaries that should not be crossed because the overall well-being of the child has to come first.

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This Swedish Police Dog Helps Catch Rapists

Behold, woman's new best friend. Rapports Opus is a police dog in Sweden who has been training for over a year to help police nab rapists by sniffing out sperm. This pup has just closed his first case. Last month, a woman was forced to perform oral sex on a man in a Swedish park. To help police collect evidence, Rapports Opus was brought in to find any trace amounts of semen left at the scene of the crime.

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Could Women Soon Have Access To Free Birth Control?

It's hard to imagine the words "free" and "birth control" being in the same sentence, especially to the women who have spent years paying upwards of $30 for their montly pills. Yet, the Institute of Medicine (IOM), which deals exclusively with women's and reproductive issues, has released a new report that suggests birth control could soon be free and accessible for all American women.

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Rhode Island Bans Minors From Sexting

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed a new bill making "sexting" illegal for minors, his office said. "Sexting" is the act of people taking naked or revealing pictures of themselves and sending them to others via mobile phones or the internet.

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Complete This Sentence: The Way To A Woman's Heart...

If the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, how does one win over a woman? Despite complaints about the contrary, we're actually not that hard to please, and a small gesture—be it a mid-afternoon "I love you" text or your offer to do the dishes—goes a long way.

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Would You Let Your 18-Year-Old Daughter Date A 36-Year-Old Man?

Gross. Gross, gross, gross. Rumors are swirling that Ryan Phillippe and Demi Lovato have been secretly dating now for a few months. Ryan, 36, is twice Demi's age—quick math—aaaaand she's 18. Perez Hilton and E! News say that things have gotten pretty hot and heavy between the two recently, but that the relationship kind of started cooling down after Ryan's ex-girlfriend gave birth to his baby girl, Kai. Nothing like a little baby-mama drama to hopefully scare an 18-year-old girl into being a single teen again.

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Jersey Shore Season 4 Trailer: New Hookups, Gross French Kissing

You guys, the "Jersey Shore" season four trailer is so gross. Does this mean I'm not going to watch it? No. In fact, I'm already planning a "Jersey Shore" season premiere viewing party with soppressata and limoncello shots. You're only allowed to come if you've got a fake tan and something with an Ed Hardy label. But leave your 'roid rage at the door, please!

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YourTango Quickies: Men Flirt To Stay Awake At Work

This week we learned that men flirt to stay awake at work, 16 percent of Americans think it's OK for husbands to hit their wives, and women are more avid sexters than men. So why is it that we hear about so many prolific male sexters in the news, huh, Anthony Weiner? Your weekly YourTango Quickies.