Are we getting so fat we've forgotten what fat is?

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April 7 2006 9:38 AM

Obesity Inflation

Are we getting so fat we've forgotten what fat is?

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An anesthetic can significantly reduce premature ejaculation. In a small study, the medicine, EMLA, outperformed the active ingredient in Viagra. Furthermore, Viagra caused headaches in some men, but EMLA didn't. EMLA is administered as a topical cream. Authors' take: This delivery system makes EMLA "easily applicable." Human Nature's take: You have a premature-ejaculation problem, and they tell you to spread cream on yourself? What kind of Einstein thought this up? (For Human Nature's previous updates on erectile dysfunction and penis enlargement, click here and here.)

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