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Drug Epidemic Stalls HIV Decline in Whites Who Shoot Up

By Mike Stobbe | Nov 29
The long decline in HIV infections among white people who inject drugs has stalled, another grim side effect of the nation's drug abuse epidemic.

amfAR Holds HIV Cure Summit on World AIDS Day 2016    

By EDGE | Nov 29
On World AIDS Day, Thursday, December 1 at the Robertson Auditorium in San Francisco, amfAR will hold a community update on progress toward an HIV cure, featuring leading researchers from the amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research.

Three Dead, More Sick After Thanksgiving Dinner

By Olga R. Rodriguez | Nov 29
San Francisco Bay Area health officials were trying to determine if three people who died and five who were sickened after eating Thanksgiving dinner at a church event got sick there or at the assisted living facility where they all lived. Maps Out 'America's Riskiest Places for HIV'

By EDGE | Nov 28
Using publicly available data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a new map shows where the risk of becoming infected with HIV is greatest in the United States.

Greg Louganis Awarded With AIDS Service Center NYC Changemaker Award

By EDGE | Nov 28
On Tuesday, November 29, AIDS Service Center NYC (ASCNYC) will mark a milestone: 25 years of serving New Yorkers navigating life with HIV/AIDS and other chronic health conditions.

Eating Disorders: Recovering Connections

By Amy Simpson, Behavioral Health Counselor at Eating Recovery Center | Nov 27
When our training about ignoring our most basic of physical needs and instincts is combined with the genetic predisposition for an eating disorder, the consequences can be dire.

What Trump Can Learn From Obama's Rough Ride On Health Care

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Nov 27
President Barack Obama took on the problems of a lack of access to health care and high cost, but he and Democrats paid a political price.

Cyndi Lauper's True Colors Fund 6th Annual 'Home For The Holidays' Benefit

By EDGE | Nov 25
On Saturday, December 3, Cyndi Lauper's True Colors Fund will hold its 6th annual "Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home for the Holidays" benefit concert at New York City's historic Beacon Theatre.

An Alzheimer's Drug Fails, but Many Others Still in Testing

By Marilynn Marchione | Nov 25
Another major Alzheimer's drug study has failed, leaving patients and families wondering if there ever will be a treatment to slow or reverse the most common form of dementia, which afflicts more than 5 million in the United States alone.

4 Healthy Hacks for Holiday Eating

By EDGE | Nov 24
With Thanksgiving only a few days away, the holiday season is finally upon us. According to the Calorie Control Council, the average American will consume nearly 5,000 calories for Thanksgiving dinner and nearly 229 grams of fat.

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