Health/Fitness

Special Stem Cell Treatment for Spinal Cord Injuries Shows Promise

HEALTH | May 24
A group of patients with the most severe spinal cord injuries have seen improvement after undergoing an experimental treatment that uses stem cells in the damaged areas.

Study Shows Link Between AIDS and Tobacco

HEALTH | By EDGE | May 23
A new paper comprehensively explores and analyzes the historical involvement of tobacco companies during the early days of the response to the AIDS epidemic.

UCLA Study Shows Funding For PEPFAR Drops 33%  

HEALTH | By EDGE | May 23
PEPFAR, whose mission is to help save the lives of people around the world living with HIV and AIDS has seen a steep drop in funding for an important part of its budget.

Elderly Book End-of-Life Talks Once Labeled 'Death Panels'

HEALTH | By Matt Sedensky | May 23
"Any distrust people have about, 'What is this?' really disappears when patients sit down and find out this is about empowering them."

CDC Warns of Possible Public Pool Health Threats

HEALTH | May 23
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning about hazards at public swimming pools.

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HIV and PrEP Stigma Affect LGBT Health Care

HIV/AIDS | By Ryan Meyer, National Coalition for LGBT Health | May 22
Together, stigma and the lack of cultural competence training for healthcare providers contribute to serious health disparities for LGBT individuals.