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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.

U of Miami Honors Lady Gaga's Mom at OutGames Miami's Opening Ceremonies

U of Miami Honors Lady Gaga's Mom at OutGames Miami's Opening Ceremonies

May 23
On Saturday, May 27, Cynthia Germanotta will be honored with the Champion Award presented by the University of Miami Health System during World OutGames Miami's Opening Ceremonies.

Fears Mount as Two More MSM on PrEP Test Positive for HIV

Fears Mount as Two More MSM on PrEP Test Positive for HIV

May 23
As three more cases of seroconversion of those on PrEP have come to light, the community is concerned that a drug-resistant strain of HIV is preventing Truvada from doing its job.

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.

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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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Discover Forsyth at the 4th Annual A Taste & A Toast to Good Health on June 1st
Boston, MA

Discover Forsyth at the 4th Annual A Taste & A Toast to Good Health on June 1st

This celebratory evening features tasting tables from renowned local chefs; raises funds to help advance our mission; and provides the opportunity to learn more about our science and public health initiatives.

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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.