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REAL Aphrodisiacs

Say "I love you" with flowers, a greeting card, or (best of all) chocolate and red wine, but be careful when you kiss this Valentine's Day.

Infectious disease expert Jorge Parada says, “Mid-February is usually the peak season for infectious diseases, such as the seasonal and H1N1 flu, mononucleosis, colds and coughs....
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Are You Allergic to Your Valentine's Kisses?

If you want to get married, you need to learn to be a good kisser (OTHER things can come AFTERWARDS). But some couple find that kissing each other produces ALLERGIC reactions.

Allergist Sami Bahna says, "If you have food allergies, having an allergic...
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The Science Behind Mistletoe

There was a mistletoe shortage this year--Does this mean there were fewer KISSES this Christmas? Scientists can't tell us if hanging the plant above a doorway really does inspire love, but they do know the history behind this seasonal plant.

Mistletoe is found mainly in tropical or temperate areas. Its name refers a species of...
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Why Kissing is So Good for You

Sex usually begins with a kiss (although if you have no one to kiss you can always go solo with your cell phone). Humans like to kiss because we have lips that are DESIGNED for it: We are the only...
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Are You Allergic to Sex?

Here's an unfortunate allergy! While sex can be good for you (in many ways), it turns out that even brushing your teeth or waiting hours after eating may not prevent some partners of people...
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Kissing: Why Do We Do It?

Why do lovers kiss? One reason may be that the exchange of saliva increases our sex drive, which may be why men seem to prefer FRENCH kissing!

In LiveScience.com, Robin Lloyd quotes anthropologist Helen Fisher as saying, "There is evidence that saliva has testosterone in it. And there is evidence that men like sloppier kisses with more...

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