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Roman: Why This Startup is Tackling Erectile Dysfunction
2018 Paris Gay Games Offers Opportunity for All Athletes
Can Acupuncture Help Deflect Opioid Crisis?

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2018 Paris Gay Games Offers Opportunity for All Athletes

Roman: Why This Startup is Tackling Erectile Dysfunction

By Andy Smith |
It's an inspiring year to be an LGBTQ amateur athlete participating in the 2018 Paris Gay Games. Coming to Paris August 4-12, this year's historic event features a dynami...

PrEP Prescriptions on the Rise But More Work Remains

PrEP Prescriptions on the Rise But More Work Remains

Feb 23
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has estimated that there are more than 1.2 million women and men in the United States who can benefit from PrEP.

4 Reasons Why People Fear Dentists (And Why They Shouldn't)

4 Reasons Why People Fear Dentists (And Why They Shouldn't)

Feb 23
According to WebMD, between 9 and 20 percent of Americans steer clear of the dentist because of fear and anxiety. Dentists say those numbers have spurred the industry to find new ways to reduce pain and allay fear and anxiety.

Carbs, Fat, DNA? New Study Shows Weight Loss is Finicky

Carbs, Fat, DNA? New Study Shows Weight Loss is Finicky

By Lindsey Tanner | Feb 22
CA precision nutrition approach to weight loss didn't hold up in a study testing low fat versus low carb depending on dieters' DNA profiles.

Grocer Albertsons Eyes Rite Aid Deal in Health Care Push

Grocer Albertsons Eyes Rite Aid Deal in Health Care Push

By Tom Murphy | Feb 21
The owner of Safeway and other grocery brands is buying the drugstore chain Rite Aid as retailers continue to plunge deeper into health care and adjust to swiftly changing shopping habits.

Idaho Blue Cross Jumps Into Plans That Bypass ACA Rules

Idaho Blue Cross Jumps Into Plans That Bypass ACA Rules

By EDGE | Feb 21
It's barely been less than a month since Idaho regulators said they would allow the sale of health insurance that does not meet all of the Affordable Care Act's requirements.

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Opioid Makers Gave $10M to Advocacy Groups Amid Epidemic

Opioid Makers Gave $10M to Advocacy Groups Amid Epidemic

Companies selling some of the most lucrative prescription painkillers funneled millions of dollars to advocacy groups that in turn promoted the medications' use, according to a report released Monday by a U.S. senator.

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New Year, New You: 5 Tips to Tell if You Are Healthy

New Year, New You: 5 Tips to Tell if You Are Healthy

At the beginning of each new year, there is a lot of talk about getting healthy. The good news is that there is no one thing that determines how healthy someone is. Here are five ways to quickly evaluate your general health.