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Eurovision Winner Sobral has Successful Heart Transplant

Best Scientific Breakthroughs for HIV/AIDS in 2017

Eurovision Song Contest winner Salvador Sobral has left a Portuguese hospital after a successful heart transplant.

Usage Remains Low for Pill that can Prevent HIV Infection

Usage Remains Low for Pill that can Prevent HIV Infection

By David Crary | Jan 15
From gritty neighborhoods in New York and Los Angeles to clinics in Kenya and Brazil, health workers are trying to popularize a pill that has proven highly effective in preventing HIV but which - in their view - remains woefully underused.

Health Care Professionals Fear Medicaid Changes

Health Care Professionals Fear Medicaid Changes

Jan 13
Health experts warn of health care "rationing," "bureaucratic nightmare" if states start tying Medicaid to employment status.

Trump Gets 1st Medical Checkup Since Becoming President

Trump Gets 1st Medical Checkup Since Becoming President

By Darlene Superville | Jan 12
President Donald Trump received his first medical checkup as president at Walter Reed military hospital on Friday, undergoing a physical examination amid suggestions in a recent book and by his detractors that he's mentally unfit.

Florida Tackles HIV Transmission with Free PrEP in 2018

Florida Tackles HIV Transmission with Free PrEP in 2018

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 11
It sounds too good - and too sensible - to be true, but multiple news sources confirm it: Florida has committed to providing free PrEP this year.

Trump Nominee for U.S. Environment Czar Faked Data to Hide Cancer Risk in Tap Water

Trump Nominee for U.S. Environment Czar Faked Data to Hide Cancer Risk in Tap Water

By EDGE | Jan 11
Drinking water for more than 170 million Americans in all 50 states contains radioactive elements that may increase the risk of cancer, according to an EWG investigation released today.

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Indiana Man Gets 8 Years for Not Telling Partners He Has HIV

Indiana Man Gets 8 Years for Not Telling Partners He Has HIV

Jan 10
A northeastern Indiana man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for not telling numerous sex partners that he's HIV-positive.


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Navigating Heart Disease and Diabetes with HIV

Navigating Heart Disease and Diabetes with HIV

People living with HIV are more likely to have heart conditions -- yet they're less likely to be on statins that could improve clinical outcomes. Dr. Terry Ferguson explains the latest findings.

Fitness

5 States to Experience 'Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month'

5 States to Experience 'Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month'

Nearly 70 ski areas in the U.S. have already signed up to offer special Learn to Ski and Snowboard beginner programs during January, which is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month.