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Sex and Prostate Cancer

Sex and Prostate Cancer

Men who ejaculate often may have a lower risk of prostate cancer than their peers who don’t do it as frequently, a U.S. study suggests. Prostate cancer occurs more often in African-American men and in Caribbean men of African ancestry than in men of other races. African-American men are also more than twice as ...

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Are You Taking Antidepressants?

Are You Taking Antidepressants?

Are you still taking antidepressants? Do they still work? When depression symptoms improve after starting an antidepressant, many people need to continue taking medication long term to prevent symptoms from returning. However, in some people, a particular antidepressant may simply stop working over time. Doctors ...

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HIV Criminalization in America

HIV Criminalization in America

Robert Suttle was planning to join the military 12 years ago when routine medical tests, revealed he was HIV positive. It was 2003 and he was 24  years old. He says he was overwhelmed by the brutal news. "It was a dark time in my life."  Fast forward to 2008, managing his condition for five years. Robert's life ...

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Nat’l Transgender HIV Testing Day

Nat’l Transgender HIV Testing Day

National Transgender HIV Testing Day (NTHTD) is observed on April 18, 2017. HIV testing and HIV prevention among transgender individuals is critical. Trans women (people who were assigned ‘male’ at birth and have a female gender identity and/or feminine gender expression) are at high risk of having HIV and of ...

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