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Celebs, Members Push for Gym Boycott Over Trump Fundraiser
Hepatitis A Races Across the Country
SAGE and ASA Condemn Administration's Proposed Affordable Healthcare Act LGBTQ Discriminations

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Hepatitis A Races Across the Country

Celebs, Members Push for Gym Boycott Over Trump Fundraiser

By Laura Ungar |
Like a shadow, it follows the opioid epidemic, spreading mostly among drug users and the homeless. But anyone who hasn't been vaccinated can get hepatitis A.

Backers of Rural Dental Care Find Something to Smile About

Backers of Rural Dental Care Find Something to Smile About

By Marina Villeneuve | Aug 18
It can be hard to keep smiles healthy in rural areas, where dentists are few and far between and residents often are poor and lack dental coverage. Efforts to remedy the problem have produced varying degrees of success. The biggest obstacle? Dentists.

French Police Suicide Rate Climbs, French Govt Is Flummoxed

French Police Suicide Rate Climbs, French Govt Is Flummoxed

By Elaine Ganley | Aug 18
Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently. That makes 64 so far this year — and the number just keeps on climbing.

Among Hurdles For Those With Opioid Addictions: Getting The Drug To Treat It

Among Hurdles For Those With Opioid Addictions: Getting The Drug To Treat It

By Nina Feldman, WHYY | Aug 16
Buprenorphine is a drug that curbs cravings and treats the symptoms of withdrawal from opioid addiction. But gaining access to it can be nearly impossible.

To Save Money, American Surgeons and Patients Meet in Cancun

To Save Money, American Surgeons and Patients Meet in Cancun

By Phil Galewitz | Aug 16
Hundreds of thousands of Americans seek lower-cost care outside the United States each year, with many going to Caribbean and Central American countries

Hepatitis A Races Across the Country

Hepatitis A Races Across the Country

By Laura Ungar | Aug 15
Like a shadow, it follows the opioid epidemic, spreading mostly among drug users and the homeless. But anyone who hasn't been vaccinated can get hepatitis A.

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Humanitarian Activist Winnie Byanyima Named to Head UNAIDS

Humanitarian Activist Winnie Byanyima Named to Head UNAIDS

By Maria Cheng | Aug 15
Winifred "Winnie" Byanyima, a former Ugandan politician and the current head of the humanitarian group Oxfam International, was appointed the new executive director of the U.N. AIDS agency on Wednesday.


Health

British Man Hospitalized with Life-Threatening Priapism

British Man Hospitalized with Life-Threatening Priapism

A British sex writer living in Berlin found himself in the hospital after combining Viagra and another ED medication, which interacted with his HIV meds to produce an erection that has persisted for weeks.

Fitness

9 Summer Fitness and Fashion Essentials

9 Summer Fitness and Fashion Essentials

From the gym to mountain trails or the sea, having the right clothes are essential. These nine versatile pieces work outside the gym, too, perfect for running errands or lounging around.