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Can Magic Mushrooms Help Cancer Patients?

Dec 6
The hallucinogenic drug psilocybin, the active ingredient in certain mushrooms, is being used to reduce anxiety and depression in cancer patients.

Cold Weather Tips to Protect Your Feet and Ankles 

By EDGE | Dec 6
It is never a good time for a foot or ankle injury, but some might consider the colder months to be the most inconvenient time to have their feet or ankles out of commission. Here's some tips to keep you on your feet!

HIV Criminalization Study Shows Pattern of Racism Toward Black Men

By EDGE | Dec 5
A pioneering study of Canadian media has identified a clear pattern of racism towards black men in Canadian mainstream newspaper articles from 1989 though 2015.

NY Tweaks Medical Pot Law but Still No Talk of Legalization

By David Klepper | Dec 4
New York is loosening restrictions in its nearly year-old medical marijuana law but, to the dismay of some pot advocates, there is no sign the state is in any hurry to join eight other states in embracing full legalization.

US Health Care Tab Hits $3.2T; Fastest Growth in 8 Years

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 3
The nation's health care tab grew at the fastest rate in eight years in 2015, driven by the coverage expansion in President Barack Obama's law and by costly prescription drugs, the government said Friday.

PreP Summit and Toolkit for Youth; Risks of Chronic Conditions Increase in Elders, But Deaths Down

By Eric Brus | Dec 2
Eric Brus gives the wrap-up on the first National HIV PrEP Summit, the increase in chronic health conditions among PLWHAs, and SEICUS' new toolkit for providers who serve youth.

HIV and Aging Consensus Project Recognizes WAD By Focusing on Optimal Treatment for Older People Living With HIV

By EDGE | Dec 1
The HIV and Aging Consensus Project is proud to announce the availability of free online CME/CE based upon the learnings from the report Recommended Treatment Strategies for Clinicians Managing Older Patients with HIV.

Mass. Getting to Zero Coalition Releases Plan to Eliminate HIV/AIDS

By EDGE | Dec 1
The Massachusetts Getting to Zero Coalition released a plan to end HIV/AIDS in Massachusetts.

On WAD, Equality California Says 'We Must Remain Vigilant'

By EDGE | Dec 1
Today, on the 29th annual observance of World AIDS Day, Equality California Executive Director Rick Zbur

New HIV Diagnoses Hit Historic Low in New York City

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 1
Moving steadily toward its goal of being AIDS-free by 2020, the New York City Health Department reports that not a single baby was diagnosed with HIV last year, and new infections are down.

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