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Nonpartisan Report Says GOP Health Care Bill Will Leave 23 Million More Uninsured

Nonpartisan Report Says GOP Health Care Bill Will Leave 23 Million More Uninsured

May 24
The Congressional Budget Office says the health care bill Republicans pushed through the House this month would leave 23 million additional people uninsured in 2026, compared with former President Barack Obama's health care law.

In May, National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, Could Furry Friends Be the Key to Beating Allergies?

In May, National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, Could Furry Friends Be the Key to Beating Allergies?

May 24
A recent study investigated the relationship of pet exposure during pregnancy and infancy with the subsequent development of childhood allergies and asthma. The result is good news for pet lovers, especially of the furry variety!

Save Your Life: How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver on Yourself

Save Your Life: How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver on Yourself

May 24
People who start choking should be able to perform the Heimlich maneuver on THEMSELVES.

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.

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.

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

May 19
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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