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Innovative Training for Doctors Could Improve Hospital Experience

By EDGE | Jan 17
A patient's happiness is not the primary focus for many physicians, but it is an increasingly important factor in the healthcare industry. One Florida doctor has incorporated patient happiness into his practice.

How One Part of Your Brain Could Predict Heart Disease

Jan 17
For the first time, a study shows how signs of stress in a specific part of the brain could predict future heart trouble.

'Weekend Warriors' Still See Health Payoff

Jan 15
A new study finds people who squeeze all their recommended exercise into weekends see major health benefits.

Anti-Hate 'Be The Change' Video Premieres on MLK Day

By EDGE | Jan 15
On January 16, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, acclaimed singer-songwriter parents of two children living in Los Angeles, CA have will unveil their inspiring music video called "Be The Change," to give hope and motivation to millions of Americans.

The Good, Bad And Unknown About Marijuana's Health Effects

By Malcolm Ritter | Jan 14
It can almost certainly ease chronic pain and might help some people sleep, but it may also raise the risk of getting schizophrenia and trigger heart attacks.

Weight Loss and Fitness Goals Reached by Healthy Eating and Exercise

By EDGE | Jan 14
It's the New Year and most people have resolutions for getting in shape. Dr. Holly Lucille says "Healthy eating and exercise are the best things you can do to lose weight and get in shape."

Gilead Awards $22M in Grants to Support HIV Cure Research

By EDGE | Jan 13
Gilead Sciences, Inc. announced the recipients of its HIV cure grants program, a fund totaling more than $22 million, which will support 12 new HIV cure research projects.

New 'PrEP Calculator' Could Help ID Those At High Risk for HIV

By EDGE | Jan 11
A new study from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health suggests modifying federal health guidelines related to the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV transmission because current standards could miss some people who should be on it.

New DNA Test Analyzes Individual's Genetics for Best Diet and Exercise Plan

By EDGE | Jan 10
Every New Year, countless Americans make resolutions to eat healthier, exercise more, and lose weight as soon as the clock strikes midnight. Could success lie in their own genes?

Merck Campaign Challenges African Stigma of Female Infertility

By EDGE | Jan 10
Merck More than a Mother continues its commitment to break stigma around infertility and empower infertile women by improving access to information, education, healthcare and change of culture and mind-set to de-stigmatize infertility.

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