Newsbytes - 2005


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What is the media saying of concern to men? Menstuff® has taken excerpts from many periodicals and included our comments - good and bad alike. Here is the archive, to date, for 2005. See also 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000 and 1999. A click on the photo will often provide a larger photo or additional information regarding the topic.

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items added this week.

Abuse - Females Represent 40% of the Sexual Abuse of Boys
Substance-Exposed Newborns: New Federal Law Raises Some Old Issues
Adolescnece - Drunkeness Triples College Kids' Auto Injury Risk
Agent Orange
AIDS/HIV - Dispelling HIV Treatment Myths
Allergies - Filtering the Truth
Achoo! It Must Be Spring
Put Spring Pollen in its Place
Children - Study Acquits Peanuts in Allergic Reaction
Helping Hay Fever
Is an Airborne Fungus to Blame for Chronic Stuffy Nose?
Learning About Allergies
Allergy Alerts
Alternative Medicine - Have you tried alternative medicine methods for pain relief?
Alternative Health - Get Off Drugs and Get Well
Alzheimer's
Arthritis - Exercising With Osteoarthritis
Arthritis Overview
Arthritis - New Evidence For Genetic Role In Autoimmune Diseases
Asthma - Kids Who Live Near Major Roads at Greater
Asthma Risk
How Can I Deal With My Asthma?
Autism - Scientists Retract Vaccine-Autism Link
New Research On Autism Points To A Novel "Gut" Disease In Some Kids
Birth Control
Body Piercing
Breast Implants
Cancer - Cancer Prevention: What Works?
The Stronger the Onion, the Better It May Be for You
American Cancer Society Examines Cancer Trends In Hispanic/Latino Americans
N.Y. Issues First Cancer Prevention Plan
The Breast Exam for Teens
Music Therapy Helps Patients Tolerate Cancer Treatment
How to Perform a Breast Self-Examination
Thyroid Cancer Afflicts Thousands Yearly
Stronger Onions Offer Stronger Cancer Protection
Group Sets Goals For Cancer Prevention
Child Abuse - Breaking the Silence on Child Abuse
Females Represent 40% of the Sexual Abuse of Boys
Children - Getting Braces?
Global Action Urged to Cut Child Deaths
Hurricanes
Four-in-One Vaccine for Kids
ADHD Affects 4.4 Million Kids Nationwide
Organic Diet Cuts Kids' Food Pesticide Levels
Are Preschoolers Driving Flu Epidemics?
Kids With Special Needs
What's Sweat?
Helping Kids Attain a Healthy Weight
Stroke 'Belts' Tied to Long-Ago Malnutrition
When It's Just You in an Emergency
U.S. Kids Walk Less, Weigh More
Undiagnosed Celiac Disease Common in Kids
Stroke 'Belts' Tied to Long-Ago Malnutrition
Antibiotic Use Declining?
Having Your Tonsils Taken Out
Why Do I Shiver?
How to Be Safe When You're in the Sun
What's West Nile Virus?
Fireworks Safety Month
Kids Who Live Near Major Roads at Greater Asthma Risk
Toxin in plastics harming unborn boys
Too Much TV, Too Little Sleep Linked to Childhood Obesity
Junk Food and Kids
Game: Mission Nutrition
Fabulous Food
Study Acquits Peanuts in Allergic Reaction
Shyness
Alternative Treatment for Ear Infection
Grieving Children
Emergency Department Use By Children
Children With Cochlear Implants At Increased Risk For Bacterial Meningitis
Study: Parents Want More Time With Kids
Law Enforcement Makes Retailers Shape Up, But Kids Still Smoke
Low-Carb Kids
All About Menstruation
What Is a Gene?
Take a Look at Cooking
Eating for Sports
What's That Smell? The Nose Knows
Low Mercury Levels Found in Most Women and Children
BB Guns Injure Thousands Each Year
When Will My Voice Change?
Alcohol Prevention Web Site for Middle Schoolers
Child Vaccine Program To Include FluMist
Kids Don't Exercise Nearly Enough At Preschool
Cholesterol - How Low Should Your Cholesterol Go?
Cranberry Juice Won't Bog Down 'Good' Cholesterol
Circumcision
Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer Treatment Takes a Turn
Condoms - Wiener Capes
Crohn's - An Ally in Controlling Crohn's
Daughters - Women in Racing
Death - Dying with Dignity
Depression - Are Sleepless Nights Getting the Best of You?
Can a Snoring Treatment Ease Depression?
Physical Symptoms of Depression
Creation Of New Neurons Critical To Antidepressant Action In Mice
Gene Linked To Depression
Pain Hinders Depression Treatment
Teen Depression
Diabetes - FDA Eyes Diabetes Warning For Antipsychotics
Couch Potatoes at Higher Diabetes Risk
Dieting - Consumer Group Renews Attack On Diet Drug Meridia
When Your Dining Out but on a Special Diet
5 Foods That Make You Feel Full
Moderate-Fat Diet Beats Low-Fat Diet
Zap Your Fat: The Wave of the Future?
FDA Changes Labeling Requirement For Olestra
Why We're Crazy for Crazy Diets
Disability
Diversity
Divorce - Sperm Donors Watch Out
DNA
Domestic Violence - Gender profiling prevalent in domestic violence
Sports and Courts
Drinking
Drugs - Marijuana puts kids at risk
Millions Have Driven On Drugs, U.S. Says
What Meth Looks Like
Get 55 Years for First Offense Selling Marijuana in Utah
Eating Disorders - Experts Define Traits Driving Eating Disorders
Ecology - Home Depot makes Toxic Choices
Elder Abuse
Elder Care
Erectile Dysfunction - Erectile Trouble May Signal Heart Disease
Erectile Trouble May Signal Heart Disease
Euthanasia - Dying with Dignity
Eyes - People With Chronic Eye Diseases Not Getting Recommended Eye Exams
Fathers - We Were There - menstuff.org Interviews Danica Patrick
Dads Have Postpartum Depression, Too
Sperm Donors Watch Out
Fathers Juggle Work, Kids, and Stress, Too!
Teenage Attitudes Towards Fathrhood Revealed
The Father's Crusade
When dads clean house, it pays off big time
Biological Changes in Fathers
Do Fathers Talk with Their Kids?
Make-up is Ugly
Fathers - Tips for All Fathers
Fitness - The Curse of the Metrosexual?
What's Your Real Age?
LeBron James Pitches Youth Fitness Plan
LeBron James Pitches Youth Fitness Plan
U.S. Pedestrians, Cyclists At Greater Danger Than European Counterparts
Suburban Residents Walk Less, Weigh More
Herbal Remedies and Your Health
Work Out Tips
Gene Therapy Could Lead To Super Athletes
Exercise Injury Prevention
Fitness Can Improve Thinking Among Aging
More People Creating Gyms At Home
Extra Salty and Extra Sweet
Group Cycling Classes Gain Popularity
Moderate-Fat Diet Beats Low-Fat Diet
Atkins Schmatkins! America Eating More Carbs
Group Cycling Classes Gain Popularity
Fraternities
Hazing - Hazing: A High School Tragedy
Health - Can Magnetic Insoles Boot Foot Pain?
What is Orchiectomy Surgery
Four-in-One Vaccine for Kids
Newly Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia
That's Gross! Burps, Gas, and Everything Else
Should You Get the Shot?
Organic Diet Cuts Kids' Food Pesticide Levels
Filtering the Truth
Are Preschoolers Driving Flu Epidemics?
Should You Go Organic?
Hand Sanitizers and the War on Germs
Is Shift Work Hazardous To Your Health?
Managing Pain Without Pills
Pasta Fights Back Amid Low-Carb Trend
How-To Guide for a Healthier Body
Cranberries May Help Reduce Stroke Damage
Lilly Warns Of Zyprexa Risk For Elderly
Funny Business in the Brain
Antibiotics Were Overprescribed Amid Anthrax Scare
Studies Favor More Use Of Virtual Colonoscopy
Face Masks of Questionable Value Against SARS
Your Voice Holds Clues to Your Health
Schools Scrap the Junk Food
Health Screenings
Deep Vein Thrombosis, Peyronies Disease and Gout
St. John's Wort Labels Can Be Inaccurate
Restless Leg Syndrome Explained
Just How Much Water Do We Really Need? The Answer May Depend On Our Age
Stomach Growling and Other Bodily Noises: Embarrassing, But a Sign of Health
Heart - Happy Home Eases Job's Blood Pressure Toll
Weight, Hypertension Linked to Heart Risks
When Should I Take My Aspirin?
Stroke - Know the symptoms, save a life!
Dark Chocolate May Have Benefit
PET Scans Show Cigarette Smoke Affects Peripheral Organs
Erectile Trouble May Signal Heart Disease
Fruits And Vegetables May Protect Against Major Types Of Stroke
Anger Linked To Stroke Risk In Men
Infants Can Adjust To Heart Transplants
Test Own Blood Pressure, Stop Meds
New Reason For Heart Failure Patients To Exercise
Erectile Trouble May Signal Heart Disease
Coffee May Raise Heart Disease Risk
Fruits, Vegetables Overlooked By Healing Heart Patients
Heart Disease
New Reason For Heart Failure Patients To Exercise
Heart Association Offers Weight Loss Guidelines
Chemical Turns Stem Cells Into Beating Heart Cells
Doctors Give Toddler A Second Heart
Ephedra, Though Banned, Still Under Attack
Valentine's Day: Good for the Heart
Simple Test for Possible Stroke
Fiber Intake From Fruits And Cereals May Reduce Risk Of Coronary Heart Disease
Help - Romantic Couple with Kids? For new ABC TV Series
Hepatitis C - Is Your Healthcare Hip to Hepatitis?
Humor - Burma Shave
Vanity Plates: The 411 on those CRZE PLSS
For mature audiences only!
Why Women Have Two Hands -- Why Men Have Two Hands
Tell Me this Won't Happen to Us!!!!
30 Tings to do Before the Inauguration
FBI to use Non-Intrusive System to Track Your Internet Usage
Hypertension - New Study Shows Why Hypertension Affects Black Males Disproportionately
Impotency - Medicare Will Just Say No to Impotence Drugs
Manliness It takes a real man to wear a kilt (skirt)
Marriage - Bad Marriage = Bad Health?
Marriage + Kids = Low Desire for Women?
Canada may be 3rd nation to OK gay marriage
Marriage (MFCC) Therapists - Good or Not-So-Good?
How Well Does Marital Therapy Work?
Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional: California Judge Says 'No Rational Purpose Exists' for State's Ban
Marriage Appears To Be Beneficial To Women s Health, But Only When Marital Satisfaction Is High, New Research Shows
Materialism -
Medicare - Confused About Medicare? Get Expert Answers
Memorium

Men at Risk
Mental Health - Oddballs May Have More Creative Minds
Trip Down Social Ladder Tougher on Men
ADHD Affects 4.4 Million Kids Nationwide
10 Benefits of Family Dinners
Fans Choose Big Games Over the ER
ADHD Drug to Get Warning Label
Consumer Group Decries ADHD Drugs
Kids & ADHD
Wyeth Warns Of Kid Suicide Risk With Drug
Urinary Tract Infections
Statins Improve Mood
Are You Worthy? A Self-Esteem Quiz
How Well Does Marital Therapy Work?
Lilly Drug Not Cited In Coroner's Ruling
Mental Disorder Rates in 20-33 year-olds
Drivers' Attention Easily Diverted
Celiac Disease, Schizophrenia: Connecting the Dots
Marriage Appears To Be Beneficial To Women s Health, But Only When Marital Satisfaction Is High, New Research Shows
Optimists Live Longer
Mental Health - Women Wired For Worry
Miscellaneous - Most murder cases cleared
IVR Cheat Sheet
Oddballs May Have More Creative Minds
Men's Magazines Stink
Stem Cells Grown Into Sperm Cells
Maggots and Worms: Scary Medicine Goes Mainstream
Comparing Housing Costs
"If it ain't broke, don't privatize it."
A Review of the one-man play: The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron?
A Different Perspective on the movie Sideways
Top Ranked College Towns By Community Size
20,000 Killed or Maimed by Landmines Annually
The top 10 metro areas for good sleep
What does love mean?
Make-up is Ugly
Dealing with the Tsunami Disaster
Hoaxes, Myths & Urban Legends
Government Wants More Travelers to Register: Fliers Get Speedy Security Check in Exchange for Personal Data
Moreover Technologies Launghes First Enterprise-Grade Weblog Search,
How Old is Grandpa?
AOL Ignores Men
Multicultural - Report Hate-Crimes Languages of the World - 124 of them, at least
Nutrition - The Smart Way to Snack
The New Food Pyramid
Should You Go Organic?
Omega-3 Update: Fish Fat to the Rescue
Diet Cola's Downside
Junk Food and Kids
Connecticut Expected to Enact Tough Anti-Junk Food Law for Schools
Fast-Food Market Hustles To Get In Shape
The Forbidden Fruit Tastes Sweetest
Nourish Your Smile With A Well-Balanced Diet
Meeting Your Body's Nutrient Needs
Nutrition - Can The Fast-Food Industry Lead Us To Better Health?
Obesity - Weekend TV Fattens Obesity Risk
Less Weight = Better Sex
CRP Increases In Children As Weight Increases
U.S. Kids Walk Less, Weigh More
Weight-Loss Programs May Be Deductible
Air Force Wants Thinner, More Fit Troops
Too Much TV, Too Little Sleep Linked to Childhood Obesity
Childhood Obesity
Overweight and Obesity
Midlife "Spread" Doubles Stroke Risk In Men
Ten Tips for Staying in Shape During the Holidays
Parenting - Rabies - What Parents Should Know
Dads Have Postpartum Depression, Too
Breaking Your Bad Discipline Habits
Movie Ratings - A Different Perspective
Parkinson's
Poetry
Prison - Parents in Prison
Missouri Prisoners Get to Practice on Hitman Video
Prostate Health - Prostate Cancer Radiation: Is High Dose Better?
Bone Loss Prevention Drug Showing Promise In Advanced Prostate Cancer
Prevent Cancer with Watermelon
Researchers Find Better Predictor Of Prostate Cancer Risk: Statistical Model Could Mean Fewer Biopsies
Sunshine Does a Prostate Good
Pomegranate juice for prostate cancer
Comparison Shows Prostate Cancer Protection Power Greater in Food Than Lycopene
May get Money Back if you have been a Lupron user
Prostate - Older Prostate Cancer Patients may Face Age Bias
Prostate - Researchers Identify Molecular Cause of Drug-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Prostitution - Is Pornography Addictive?
PTSD
A Real Man
Relationships - Happy Home Eases Job's Blood Pressure Toll
Men and Women ... Both From Mars?
He's Just Not That Into You!
It's a jungle out there
Where the Girls Are
What Makes Women Happy?
Reproduction - Slowing the Biological Clock
Eating for Two
Wiener Capes
Fertile February Love, Sex, and Making Babies
Boy Or Girl? Determining A Baby's Gender
Laptop Computers May Affect Male Fertility
Birth Rates Rise for Women Aged 30-44
Seniors - Saving Social Security - Put Congress on It
Senior Health - Living Better: Keeping Death at Bay
Is your short-term memory short-circuiting with age?
America: Are We Prepared to Age Gracefully?
Those 'Senior Moments'
Anesthesia Can Dim Elderly Patients' Minds
Sexism - 10 Concrete Ways to End Sexism as Men
Sex Roles
Sexual Harassment -
Sexuality - Less Weight = Better Sex
Is Pornography Addictive?
E-Mail Used To Alert Of STD Exposure
Erectile Trouble May Signal Heart Disease
Sex "Addiction" Is Real But Exaggerated
Alternatives To Viagra
Finding her G-Spot
Viagra May Raise STD Risks in Gay Men
Viagra Blindness Fears Prompt Inquiry
Fleshlight: A Man's Masturbation Toy
Fire In The Hole!
Eat, Exercise, and Relax Your Way to Better Sex
This is my private life
Is Oral Sex Safe?
Carnal Crackdowns
What Would Casanova Do?, How to Steel Clothes at Abercrombie - A continuing saga
Sexuality-Gay/Bi/Trans - Vatican says men with ‘transitory’ gay tendencies can still be ordained
Viagra May Raise STD Risks in Gay Men
Sleep - Can a Snoring Treatment Ease Depression?
Quick Quiz: Is Lack of Sleep Hurting Your Job Performance?
The 10 cities with most sleep problems
Smoking - PET Scans Show Cigarette Smoke Affects Peripheral Organs
Oxygen Therapy
Predicting Smokers' Relapse
Spirituality - Spiritual Behavior of Physicians
Bill Moyer's and Rapture Christians
Sports - Sports and Courts
Step Fathers - The Other Woman
Stress - Can Stress Cause Stomach Pain?
Suicide - Wyeth Warns Of Kid Suicide Risk With Drug
Internet Suicide Pacts
Teens - When Will My Voice Change?
10 Things Your Teen Son Won't Tell You
10 Things Your Teen Daughter Won't Tell You
Teen driver death rates
Teenage Attitudes Towards Fathrhood Revealed
Introduce your Teen/Pre-Teen Daughter to Boho Chic
It's Often Not Just Rewards. New research may explain typical adolescent risk-taking
Tips for Savvy Studying
Teens & Drinking - Drunkeness Triples College Kids' Auto Injury Risk
Teens & Drugs - Concerned about your child and drugs?
Teen Health - Glance At Teen Drug Use Survey Findings
Sports Journals: Tips From Teen Athletes
Wyeth Warns Of Kid Suicide Risk With Drug
New Findings Offer Further Understanding About Growth And Development In Young Male Gymnasts
U.S. Kids Walk Less, Weigh More
For Teens, It's Often Not Just Rewards
5 Ailments That Affect Young Men
LeBron James Pitches Youth Fitness Plan
Teenage Girls Using Steroids at High Rate: Motives for Their Use Go Beyond Performance on Sports Field
Why Should I Wear A Mouthguard?
Caffeine & Side Effects
What Is Cholesterol?
Diet-Plan Diagnosis: Is Yours Healthy and Safe?
How Long Is Mono Contagious?
Mouth and Teeth
A Mound of Advice for Youthful Batters
Teen Depression
Teen Pregnancy - (Number of babies born to mothers under 15 so far this year.)
Many Teen Boys View Pregnancy as Inevitable
Teen Sexuality - Many Teen Boys View Pregnancy as Inevitable
Dealing with Suggestive Clothing
Abstinence
Teen Smoking
Teen Suicide - Internet Suicide Pacts
Teens Working
Teeth - Too Young for Gum Disease? Don't Count on It
Testicular Cancer - What is Orchiectomy Surgery
Transition
Twenty-Something - Where 20-Somethings are Moving
Vets
Violence - Report Hate-Crimes
Rebound Shows Acceptible Level of Violence Towards Boys
Violence Against Women Act - Scream Queens Fuel Nightmarish VAWA System
Did Phil Hartman Die from Congressionally-Sanctioned Discrimination?
Domestic Violence Law Fuels Big Government
Feminist Cover-Up Means Billion-Dollar Taxpayer Shake-Down
Senator Biden's Biggest Lie
Should Kill Discriminatory Domestic Violence Act
VAWA Law Polarizes the Sexes, Weakens the Family
Make VAWA Gender Neutral Petition - To Sign
War - Wounded warriors fight back through Paralympics
WMDs Found remain Unreported by the White House
Weight Loss - Drugs that Mess with Your Weight
Women's Issues - Women in Racing
What Men Need to Know about Women and Menopause
Why Women Berate Each Other
Women's Violence
Women and Men - Are both men and women from Mars?
What Makes a Woman Happy
Stiff Competitoin: Woman vs. Man
Work - Trip Down Social Ladder Tougher on Men
10 Most Dangerous Jobs
Is Shift Work Hazardous To Your Health?
Social Security: A Fake Crisis
Work - Chronic Workplace Condition Reveals Independent T Cell Group
Yoga - Yoga Adapts For Changing Times

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