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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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EpiPen Recall

EpiPen Recall

Mylan, the maker of the EpiPen, says it is recalling "select lots" of the device used to treat dangerous allergic reactions due to a defect that might render it "difficult to activate in an emergency." The pen-like device is used to help counteract potentially fatal reactions (anaphylactic shock) in people with ...

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The Battle Over Belly Fat

The Battle Over Belly Fat

Spring is around the corner and time is running out to blast that winter belly! In fact, many guys of a certain age worry about belly fat. And for lots of us, hitting the gym, starvation diets, and extreme workouts sometimes don't even do the trick. The key may be in a diet mostly of monounsaturated fats —a healthy ...

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5 Cold Remedies That Work

5 Cold Remedies That Work

We all know there is no cure for the common cold but there are some remedies that can help a lot! Cold remedies are almost as varied as the people who share them. While nothing can cure a cold, there are many remedies that can help ease your symptoms and keep you from feeling so bad. Here are 5 common cold ...

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Preventable Deaths Declining

Preventable Deaths Declining

The number of potentially preventable deaths – premature deaths that could have been avoided – declined from 2010 to 2014 for three of the five leading causes of death in the Unites States, CDC researchers estimate. In 2014, the five leading causes of death for people under age 80 were diseases of the heart, ...

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Prostate Cancer Registry Helps Black Men

Prostate Cancer Registry Helps Black Men

Clark Atlanta University (CAU) announces a nationwide expansion of its Prostate Cancer Registry. The registry galvanizes prostate cancer survivors to share their stories in an effort to reduce health disparities and improve the treatment, care and long term quality of life issues that affect African-American prostate ...

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