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Officials Say Death of Montana Teenager Was Vaping-Related
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Officials Say Death of Montana Teenager Was Vaping-Related

3 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit New Highs Again in US

Health officials say a teenager in Montana has died of a lung disease associated with a national outbreak of vaping-related illnesses.

Researchers Find Drug Can Help Reverse Liver Disease in HIV-Positive People

Researchers Find Drug Can Help Reverse Liver Disease in HIV-Positive People

By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have identified a new use for tesamorelin which may help reverse liver disease in those living with HIV. Read the highlights of the NIH press release here.

Aids Healthcare Foundation Calls on Makers of PrEP Drugs to Lower Prices

Aids Healthcare Foundation Calls on Makers of PrEP Drugs to Lower Prices

By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
The Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) called on October 5 for Gilead Sciences Inc. to cut prices of pre-exposure prophalaxis drug Descovy. The new medication,was recently FDA approved amid controversy concerning its limited lab testing demographics.

'Fear Of Falling': How Hospitals Do Even More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed

'Fear Of Falling': How Hospitals Do Even More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed

By Melissa Bailey | Oct 17
Hospitals have become so overzealous in fall prevention that they are producing an "epidemic of immobility," experts say.

Penis Plumping Pros and Cons

Penis Plumping Pros and Cons

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 17
Men looking to make a change to their intimate lives - by way of making changes to their intimate equipment - are driving the growth of the penis enhancement industry. But are the procedures all they are pumped up to be?

Officials Say Death of Montana Teenager Was Vaping-Related

Officials Say Death of Montana Teenager Was Vaping-Related

Oct 17
Health officials say a teenager in Montana has died of a lung disease associated with a national outbreak of vaping-related illnesses.

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New HIV PrEP Drug Approved by FDA; Not Tested for All Groups

New HIV PrEP Drug Approved by FDA; Not Tested for All Groups

By Sam Cronin | Oct 11
The Food and Drug Administration approved the use of Descovy as an HIV prevention drug on Thursday. Descovy contains a newer formulation of the drug in Truvada, which has been used to treat those infected with HIV since 2004.


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Health Care Stayed Front and Center at Democratic Debate

Health Care Stayed Front and Center at Democratic Debate

Voters got a better look at Democrats' health care priorities on Tuesday, as 12 of the leading candidates vowed to codify abortion access, threatened to jail opioid company executives and added a few more details to their health plans.

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Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs has more than 300 days of sunshine per year, and come autumn when those desert temperatures begin to drop, there's no better time to create your own wellness retreat. Here's our essential guide to get you started.