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3 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit New Highs Again in US
Officials Say Death of Montana Teenager Was Vaping-Related
Where You Die Can Affect Your Chance of Being An Organ Donor

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Officials Say Death of Montana Teenager Was Vaping-Related

3 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit New Highs Again in US

Health officials say a teenager in Montana has died of a lung disease associated with a national outbreak of vaping-related illnesses.

Vaping-Related Illnesses Still Rising, Though at a Slower Pace

Vaping-Related Illnesses Still Rising, Though at a Slower Pace

Oct 18
Health officials of Thursday said there have been 1,479 cases and at least 33 deaths in the mysterious outbreak.

Michael Jordan Opens First of Two Medical Clinics in Charlotte

Michael Jordan Opens First of Two Medical Clinics in Charlotte

Oct 18
An emotional Michael Jordan unveiled the first of two medical clinics he and his family funded to provide care to underprivileged members of the community.

Fashion Show Lets Down Syndrome Models Strut Their Stuff

Fashion Show Lets Down Syndrome Models Strut Their Stuff

By Gary Gerard Hamilton | Oct 18
Though New York's Fashion Week wrapped more than a month ago, there was plenty of fierce fashion at the second annual "Gigi's Playhouse Fashion Show" on Wednesday, an event that allows young people with Down syndrome to share their talent.

Researchers Find Drug Can Help Reverse Liver Disease in HIV-Positive People

Researchers Find Drug Can Help Reverse Liver Disease in HIV-Positive People

By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have identified a new use for tesamorelin which may help reverse liver disease in those living with HIV. Read the highlights of the NIH press release here.

Aids Healthcare Foundation Calls on Makers of PrEP Drugs to Lower Prices

Aids Healthcare Foundation Calls on Makers of PrEP Drugs to Lower Prices

By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
The Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) called on October 5 for Gilead Sciences Inc. to cut prices of pre-exposure prophalaxis drug Descovy. The new medication,was recently FDA approved amid controversy concerning its limited lab testing demographics.

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New HIV PrEP Drug Approved by FDA; Not Tested for All Groups

New HIV PrEP Drug Approved by FDA; Not Tested for All Groups

By Sam Cronin | Oct 11
The Food and Drug Administration approved the use of Descovy as an HIV prevention drug on Thursday. Descovy contains a newer formulation of the drug in Truvada, which has been used to treat those infected with HIV since 2004.


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Penis Plumping Pros and Cons

Penis Plumping Pros and Cons

Men looking to make a change to their intimate lives - by way of making changes to their intimate equipment - are driving the growth of the penis enhancement industry. But are the procedures all they are pumped up to be?

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Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs has more than 300 days of sunshine per year, and come autumn when those desert temperatures begin to drop, there's no better time to create your own wellness retreat. Here's our essential guide to get you started.