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The Date Doctor is in! A new romance service offers professional daters who will chat, flirt and tear you apart for a fee.
By Denise Dowling [11/06/99]

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Susie Bright
Urge
Party of three I loved being shared by two men, but unlike today's polyamorists, my guys couldn't swing it.
By Susie Bright [11/13/99]

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Nancy Chan: Diary of a Manhattan Call Girl

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Episode 38 Caught between Milt's lips and a hard Matt: No one trusts me anymore, not even the people I'm not lying to.
By Tracy Quan
[11/22/99]

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Mary Roach

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I was a human crash-test dummy For 15 years, a professor gave his body for human impact-survival research -- and lived to tell the tale.
[11/19/99]

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Docs who lie and the patients who thank them
By Robert Burton, M.D.[11/01/99]

Dr. Robert Burton, who is a neurologist and novelist, answers health questions every other Monday in Salon Health & Body. Please e-mail your queries to him at info@salon1999.com.



Health & Body
Wednesday, Nov. 24, 1999

 


A tale of two marathons The Fat Guy snacks his way through the New York City Marathon.
By Steven A. Shaw [11/24/99]

The randy bellboy A member of the night shift offers seduction tips to the lonely traveler.
By Susie Bright [11/24/99]

Urge: Naked World The rise and fall of German horndogs: Stiff Viagra-loving Germans are popping and dropping dead in Thai brothels.
By Hank Hyena [11/22/99 - 11/26/99]

 

 
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"My Kitchen Wars" by Betty Fussell The cookbook author recounts the battles that made up her marriage.
By Pete Wells [Books - 11/24/99]

Gingrich vs. Gingrich Why has the former speaker of the House chosen to let his dirty linen be brought out for all to see?
By David Corn [News - 11/24/99]

 
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Editor's Pick

pick A terrible thing to waste You do not need brains to go to the Harvard Brain Bank, only a brain.
By Mary Roach [10/24/99]

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Recently in Salon Health & Body

Urge: Not this year, dear I have very little interest in sex -- and neither do millions of other Americans. So where are our support groups?
By Sandy Morris [11/23/99]

Flu be gone! Two new anti-flu drugs just hit the market and will be backed by millions in advertising. But do they work?
By Arthur Allen [11/22/99]

Urge: Ex change My ex-boyfriend called me with big news. Seems he wasn't quite my ex-boyfriend anymore.
By Sarah Gold [11/20/99]

'Roid rage Steroid abuse can cause everything from sexual voracity to violence; some people take them only for cosmetic reasons.
By Andrew Taber [11/18/99]

Brave new world or future shock? Medical scientists predict technologies such as animal-to-human organ transplants and toilets that send info to your doctor.
By Jon Bowen [11/17/99]

Urge: Playing prostitute Divorcée Pam takes the leap into the life and learns that besting her johns is a hollow victory.
By Virginia Vitzthum [11/16/99]

Tell me where it hurts Is it ethical for a doctor-turned-writer to use his patients for material?
By Amy O'Connor [11/15/99]

Health Log: Letting docs decide UnitedHealth Group will give doctors outright control over patient care, making the HMO attractive to the 8 million government employees now eligible for open enrollment.
By David McGuire [11/12/99]

Hair today, gone tomorrow Bald men may be ensuring the survival of the species. Now some scientists are saying that they may have found a cure for it.
By Cary Tennis [11/12/99]

Health Log: No littering Fertility experts urged to reduce number of embryos implanted
By Arthur Allen [11/12/99]

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A therapy gains ground in hospitals
Medical institutions are embracing healing methods once dismissed as alternative medicine and combining them with standard treatment.

From the Washington Post
Sinus news draws sniffs
Specialists have serious doubts about a study that said allergies don't cause sinusitis

From the BBC
HIV hits 50 million
More than 50 million people have been infected with the HIV virus worldwide with 16 million deaths, say the U.N. and World Health Organization.





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