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Chicago Meningitis Outbreak Continues in Gay, Bisexual Men

Apr 13
Health officials in Chicago say last summer's deadly outbreak of meningitis in gay and bisexual men is continuing with two new confirmed cases.

BPA Found in Food Cans, Study Finds

Apr 12
It was in every Campbell's product sampled, 71 percent of Del Monte products and half of General Mills cans.

San Francisco Startup to Deliver HIV Prevention Medication, Birth Control

By EDGE | Apr 11
Nurx, a health technology startup based in San Francisco, has begun making PrEP available to Californians through their web-based app.

New Study Shows Opiate Detox During Pregnancy With No Fetal Death

By EDGE | Apr 11
Officials with The University of Tennessee Medical Center have announced evidence that maternal opiate detoxification during pregnancy significantly improves pregnancy outcome, without putting the fetus at risk.

Findings Encouraging for New AIDS Vaccine Clinical Trial

By EDGE | Apr 7
Some people infected with HIV naturally produce antibodies that effectively neutralize many strains of the rapidly mutating virus. Scientists are working to develop a vaccine capable of inducing such "broadly neutralizing" antibodies that can prevent HIV.

FDA Approves Descovy, Fixed-Dose HIV ART Medication

By EDGE | Apr 7
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Descovy, a combination HIV drug developed by biologic drugmaker Gilead Sciences.

Spring Cleaning Tips for a Healthy Home

By EDGE | Apr 6
Spring is almost here and that means it's time for spring cleaning. In addition to getting rid of the clutter in your home, how can you create a truly healthy living environment for your family?

AIDS Institute Calls For Florida Insurers to Remove Barriers to Hep C Cures

By EDGE | Apr 5
The Alliance for Patient Access (AfPA) joined with The AIDS Institute to call on Florida insurers to remove barriers to access to Hepatitis C medications.

The Center To Administer NYS LGBT Health and Human Services Network

By EDGE | Apr 5
The Center was tapped by the NYS Dept. of Health to administer LGBT Health and Human Services Network.

Study Shows Young Men More Likely to Engage in High-Risk Sex

By EDGE | Apr 4
A new study shows that males aged 15-19 were 27 times more likely than females the same age to indulge in high-risk behavior.

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