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Officials Investigate Jump in HIV Cases Among Drug Users
Indoor Velodrome Expected to Draw Cyclists to Detroit
Scientists Closing in on Universal Flu Vaccine

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Indoor Velodrome Expected to Draw Cyclists to Detroit

Officials Investigate Jump in HIV Cases Among Drug Users

By Corey Williams |
An indoor cycling track in Detroit is expected to draw bike riders from other cold-weather states and across the U.S. while giving inner-city youth the opportunity to participate f...

Debate on in Massachusetts Over Safe Sites for Drug Users

Debate on in Massachusetts Over Safe Sites for Drug Users

By Steve LeBlanc | Jan 22
The idea may seem jarring at first: Creating safe spaces where drug users can shoot up under the watchful eye of staff trained in helping counter the effect of potentially fatal overdoses - all with the approval of public health officials.

Smoking - Beginning of the End?

Smoking - Beginning of the End?

Jan 21
US health officials are pushing ahead with an unprecedented plan to make cigarettes less addictive and provide lower-risk alternative products to US smokers.

Fauci: NIH In "Scramble" For Any Gov't Shutdown

Fauci: NIH In "Scramble" For Any Gov't Shutdown

Jan 20
Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health says the institution is in a "scramble" to prepare for a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday.

U.S. Flu Season Gets Worse, Has 'Lot More Steam' Than Expected

U.S. Flu Season Gets Worse, Has 'Lot More Steam' Than Expected

By Mike Stobbe | Jan 20
Health officials last week said flu was blanketing the country but they thought there was a good chance the season was already peaking. But the newest numbers out Friday show it grew even more intense.

New Trump Office Would Protect Conscience Rights of Doctors

New Trump Office Would Protect Conscience Rights of Doctors

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 19
Reinforcing its strong connection with social conservatives, the Trump administration announced Thursday a new federal office to protect medical providers refusing to participate in abortion, assisted suicide or other procedures on moral-religious grounds

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Fighting Stigma: A Look at Immigration and HIV/AIDS

Fighting Stigma: A Look at Immigration and HIV/AIDS

By EDGE | Jan 18
Marie-Fatima Hyacinthe from The Black AIDS Institute's candid op-ed about the Trump-era and historical discriminations facing Haitian immigrants and those living with HIV/AIDS.


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Ask the Doc :: Porn-Induced ED

Ask the Doc :: Porn-Induced ED

Masturbation and porn are once again a divisive topic of debate within the sexual health community, and even experts disagree on the potential health impacts of pornography.