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Heroin Epidemic Pushing Up Hepatitis C Infections in US

Heroin Epidemic Pushing Up Hepatitis C Infections in US

By Mike Stobbe |
The heroin epidemic is driving up hepatitis C infections, with the biggest increase in people in their 20s, U.S. health officials said Thursday.

Nonpartisan Report Says GOP Health Care Bill Will Leave 23 Million More Uninsured

Nonpartisan Report Says GOP Health Care Bill Will Leave 23 Million More Uninsured

May 24
The Congressional Budget Office says the health care bill Republicans pushed through the House this month would leave 23 million additional people uninsured in 2026, compared with former President Barack Obama's health care law.

In May, National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, Could Furry Friends Be the Key to Beating Allergies?

In May, National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, Could Furry Friends Be the Key to Beating Allergies?

May 24
A recent study investigated the relationship of pet exposure during pregnancy and infancy with the subsequent development of childhood allergies and asthma. The result is good news for pet lovers, especially of the furry variety!

Save Your Life: How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver on Yourself

Save Your Life: How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver on Yourself

May 24
People who start choking should be able to perform the Heimlich maneuver on THEMSELVES.

U of Miami Honors Lady Gaga's Mom at OutGames Miami's Opening Ceremonies

U of Miami Honors Lady Gaga's Mom at OutGames Miami's Opening Ceremonies

May 23
On Saturday, May 27, Cynthia Germanotta will be honored with the Champion Award presented by the University of Miami Health System during World OutGames Miami's Opening Ceremonies.

Fears Mount as Two More MSM on PrEP Test Positive for HIV

Fears Mount as Two More MSM on PrEP Test Positive for HIV

May 23
As three more cases of seroconversion of those on PrEP have come to light, the community is concerned that a drug-resistant strain of HIV is preventing Truvada from doing its job.

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Study Reveals a New Method to Address a Major Barrier to Eradicating HIV

Study Reveals a New Method to Address a Major Barrier to Eradicating HIV

May 22
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes discovered that an enzyme called SMYD2 could be a new therapeutic target for flushing out the HIV that hides in infected individuals. Overcoming this latent virus remains the most significant obstacle to a cure.


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The Naked Truth with Bravo's Craig Ramsay

The Naked Truth with Bravo's Craig Ramsay

Craig Ramsay, one of reality TV's hottest muscle bears, already had a successful career as a Broadway dancer and celebrity trainer before Bravo TV came calling.