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Hurricane Michael's Impact on People Living With HIV
Obesity Surgery May Lower Heart Attack Danger in Diabetics

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Hurricane Michael's Impact on People Living With HIV

Get to Know This Trans Bodybuilder Looking to Make a Breakthrough

Many people living with HIV are left to wonder not only where they will be able sleep tonight, but also where their next dose of antiretroviral medication will come from.

Coming Clean: Public Embrace for Celeb Addicts Offers Hope

Coming Clean: Public Embrace for Celeb Addicts Offers Hope

By Leanne Italie | Oct 20
Beneath sparkling chandeliers hanging in the famed Rainbow Room, as a gala crowd dotted with rock stars sat around white-clothed dinner tables, Ringo Starr stood at a podium and described what it felt like to be 30 years sober.

Hurricane Michael's Impact on People Living With HIV

Hurricane Michael's Impact on People Living With HIV

Oct 19
Many people living with HIV are left to wonder not only where they will be able sleep tonight, but also where their next dose of antiretroviral medication will come from.

New D.C. Bill Could Expand Care for LGBT Seniors, People With HIV

New D.C. Bill Could Expand Care for LGBT Seniors, People With HIV

Oct 19
D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh has introduced first-of-its-kind legislation to better protect and support LGBT elders and older people living with HIV in the District of Columbia.

New in the STI Prevention Arsenal: Self-Lubricating Condoms

New in the STI Prevention Arsenal: Self-Lubricating Condoms

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 18
Researchers believe they have a new weapon in the fight against HIV and other STIs: Condoms that produce their own lubrication when they come into contact with bodily fluids.

Medicare for All? CMS Chief Says Think Again

Medicare for All? CMS Chief Says Think Again

By Phil Galewitz | Oct 18
The Trump administration's top Medicare official Tuesday slammed the federal health program as riddled with problems that hinder care to beneficiaries, increase costs for taxpayers and escalate fraud and abuse.

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Obesity Surgery May Lower Heart Attack Danger in Diabetics

Obesity Surgery May Lower Heart Attack Danger in Diabetics

Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research suggests, reinforcing evidence that benefits extend beyond weight loss.

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Breakfast Club Helps Former NFL Players Get Healthy

Breakfast Club Helps Former NFL Players Get Healthy

The Breakfast Club is a free six-week program for former players with at least two credited seasons at EXOS workout facilities or YMCAs, bringing them together for three workouts a week, along with physical therapy and a nutritionist.