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Large Consumption of Soya Products Adversely Affects Thyroid Function in Women

By EDGE | Aug 22
A recent study out of Loma Linda University School of Public Health Center for Nutrition, Healthy Lifestyle and Disease Prevention, links the consumption of large amounts of soya products to adverse effects on thyroid function in women.

Cruising Toward An End to HIV/AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 22
For the 22nd year, riders in the annual Cycle for the Cause will pedal from Boston to New York.

Rising Cost of Life-Saving EpiPen Leaves Some at Risk

Aug 21
Forty-three million Americans are at risk for anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. They need to carry EpiPens everywhere they go -- but the cost is soaring.

Confronting the Threat of the Zika Virus

Aug 20
Florida's Zika count spiked Monday after two more local cases of Zika were confirmed in Miami.

Zika Awareness Billboards Removed in Fla. For Featuring Condom

Aug 19
Two Zika awareness billboards have been removed after sparking controversy for showing a condom.

10 Ways to Keep Your Bedroom Healthy and Clean

Aug 19
Robin Wilson, a designer who specializes in creating healthy homes, author of "Clean Design: Wellness for Your Lifestyle" and an ambassador for the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, offers these top 10 ways to keep your bedroom clean and healthy.

Natural Cycles First Health App For Women To Be Regulated As A Medical Device

By EDGE | Aug 19
Natural Cycles, the fertility app that has been shown in recent clinical studies to be as effective as the contraceptive pill at preventing pregnancies, has become the first health app for women to be regulated as a medical device.

Increases in Hepatitis C Threaten Young Women and Babies

By EDGE | Aug 18
The rate of women of childbearing age (WCBA) testing positive for hepatitis C increased by 22 percent across the United States between 2011 and 2014, according to a new report.

Major Scientific Report Links Obesity, Alcohol to Esophageal Cancers

By EDGE | Aug 18
A systematic review of the global research has found that being overweight increases the risk of developing the most common type of U.S. esophageal cancer. The report also concluded that drinking alcohol increases the risks.

Insurer Aetna Slashes ACA Exchange Participation to 4 States

By Tom Murphy | Aug 17
Aetna will become the latest health insurer to chop participation in the Affordable Care Act's public exchanges when it trims its presence to four states for 2017, from 15 this year.

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