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Fertility therapy not tied to later heart problems

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who give birth with the help of fertility treatments don't end up with more heart problems than those who give birth without the hormone injections, according to a new study. Full story

Why Large Testes May Be a Sign of Big Heart Problems

Men with large testicles may be at increased risk of heart disease, and a new study from Italy suggests why. Full story

Breakfast: Good For Your Heart

(NECN)  Bryan Foster of Burlington, Vermont starts every day in a predictable way."I think I've always been a breakfast eater," he says.That could end up extending his life. .A new study in the American Heart Association journal "Circulation" found men who skip breakfast had a 27 percent greater ris Full story

Sex after heart attack? Docs urged to give advice

Many heart specialists are hardly Dr. Ruth — sex is not something they relish bringing up with patients. But new guidance says they should, early and often, to let survivors know intimacy is often possible after a heart attack. Full story

Star Jones reveals her favorite professional experiences

   In Part I of "Office Politics," Alex Witt speaks with co-host of TODAY'S Professionals, Star Jones. Jones said, “I’ve never met anyone as arrogant as Anthony Weiner, and that is saying something.” Witt spent time in Jones' office at the National Association for Professional Women, where she revealed

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West Springfield voters will head to the polls for the town's casino referendum on Tuesday, September 10th. House and Senate leaders expect to override Governor Patrick's budget veto today. Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will be back in court today.Minimum wage question may go to ballot. Full story

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  Superhero cape ‘so much more than a piece of cloth’

Kitty Burton and Sondra Dubas, on “Heart Heroes”, an organization that provides superhero capes to kids battling heart problems. 

  Kids with heart defects find their inner superhero

Thanks to the big-hearted volunteers at Heart Heroes, children diagnosed with heart defects are better able to face their fears.  NBC’s Kevin Tibbles reports.

  4 embarrassing health questions answered

We’ve all had health issues that sometimes leave us too embarrassed to even bring up with our doctors, so Lynya Floyd of Family Circle magazine and Dr. Nieca Goldberg of NYU Women’s Health Center are here to addressa few of them, including flatulence and stinky feet.

  Researchers: Sleep deficit can shorten your life

New studies are showing one third of Americans aren’t getting enough sleep, at least eight hours a night, and researchers are saying a chronic lack of sleep can lead to heart problems, mood disorders, and more. NBC’s Tamron Hall reports and Dr. Nancy Snyderman discusses the findings.

  June 5: ‘Against All Odds’, Part 2

Six years after one child has a heart transplant, a second child is ill. The Binghams are devastated to learn that all five of their children could be at risk for a deadly heart disease.

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Father of twenty-one-day old Emily, Frank Espinoza, takes a picture of Emily inside of an incubator as her mother Jenny Choque looks on, after Emily was born conjoined with a female twin at San Bartolome hospital in Lima July 11, 2013. According to the hospital, the twins were joined by the liver an

Twenty-one-day old Emily's parents look at Emily, who is inside of an incubator after being born conjoined with a female twin, at San Bartolome hospital
Twenty-one-day old Emily's parents look at Emily, who is inside of an incubator after being born conjoined with a female twin, at San Bartolome hospital

Twenty-one-day old Emily's parents Frank Espinoza and Jenny Choque, look at Emily, who is inside of an incubator after being born conjoined with a female twin, at San Bartolome hospital in Lima, July 11, 2013. According to the hospital, the twins were joined by the liver and were separated 3 days af

Twenty-one-day old Emily is seen inside of an incubator after being born conjoined with a female twin at San Bartolome hospital in Lima
Twenty-one-day old Emily is seen inside of an incubator after being born conjoined with a female twin at San Bartolome hospital in Lima

REFILE - ADDITIONAL CAPTION INFORMATIONTwenty-one-day old Emily is seen inside of an incubator after being born conjoined with a female twin at San Bartolome hospital in Lima July 11, 2013. According to the hospital, the twins were joined by the liver and were separated 3 days after their birth in