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Posted by Dana Sparks (@danasparks) · Mon, Feb 17 at 4:26pm EDT

Monday's Housecall

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THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
Testosterone therapy: Key to male vitality?
Explore the potential benefits and risks of boosting your testosterone level.

Hormone therapy: Is it right for you?
Hormone therapy treats bothersome menopausal symptoms but isn't recommended to protect long-term health.

EXPERT ANSWERS
Heart disease prevention: Does oral health matter?
Taking care of your teeth hasn't been proved a key to heart disease prevention.

Chocolate: Does it impair calcium absorption?
Chocolate contains oxalate — a naturally occurring compound in cocoa beans, which can inhibit calcium absorption.

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Asian pork tenderloin
Blue cheese and walnut spinach salad
Lemon rice with golden raisins and almonds
Chocolate pudding pies

HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Romance woes? Talk it out
No relationship is perfect. Conflicts about child rearing and sexual differences and communication problems are common issues among couples. But those differences don't necessarily mean that your relationship is bound for strife. Talking about your differences with your partner, alone or with a counselor, can help you understand each other's point of view.

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