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Heroin Epidemic Pushing Up Hepatitis C Infections in US

Heroin Epidemic Pushing Up Hepatitis C Infections in US

By Mike Stobbe |
The heroin epidemic is driving up hepatitis C infections, with the biggest increase in people in their 20s, U.S. health officials said Thursday.

Study Reveals a New Method to Address a Major Barrier to Eradicating HIV

Study Reveals a New Method to Address a Major Barrier to Eradicating HIV

May 22
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes discovered that an enzyme called SMYD2 could be a new therapeutic target for flushing out the HIV that hides in infected individuals. Overcoming this latent virus remains the most significant obstacle to a cure.

Congressional Budget Deal Has Good News; GOP Health Care Bill Does Not

Congressional Budget Deal Has Good News; GOP Health Care Bill Does Not

By Eric Brus | May 22
Eric Brus takes a look at what's in store, including a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill, $2 billion for the NIH, and no cuts for Planned Parenthood. Things still look dire under the AHCA.

The Naked Truth with Bravo's Craig Ramsay

The Naked Truth with Bravo's Craig Ramsay

By Alexander Rodriguez | May 21
Craig Ramsay, one of reality TV's hottest muscle bears, already had a successful career as a Broadway dancer and celebrity trainer before Bravo TV came calling.

Summer Sunscreen: 4 Tips to Keep From Getting Burned

Summer Sunscreen: 4 Tips to Keep From Getting Burned

May 21
Sunscreen can be a valuable tool for skin cancer prevention - but only if it's used correctly.

Health Bill Faces Challenges From Senators, Budget Analysts

Health Bill Faces Challenges From Senators, Budget Analysts

By Alan Fram | May 20
In closed-door meetings, Senate Republicans are trying to write legislation dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.

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May 19 is National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

May 19 is National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

By Eric Brus | May 19
The 13th annual National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day will be held on Friday, May 19. The theme for the day is "Saving face can't make you safe. Talk about HIV for me, for you, for everyone."


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Summer's Not Just for Kids Anymore At Maine's 'Camp' Camp

Summer's Not Just for Kids Anymore At Maine's 'Camp' Camp

Who says you're too old for summer camp? Whether you loved sleepaway camp as a kid or never had the chance to go, 'Camp' Camp gives you the opportunity to be a kid again on August 20-27 in Portland, Maine.