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UK Jury Convicts Doctor of Performing Unneccesary Surgeries

UK Jury Convicts Doctor of Performing Unneccesary Surgeries

By Danica Kirka | Apr 28
A prominent breast surgeon whose victims accused him of playing God with their lives faces a life sentence after a jury convicted him Friday of carrying out unnecessary operations that maimed some of his victims for life.

Medical Marijuana Advocates Say Iowa Program Too Limited

Medical Marijuana Advocates Say Iowa Program Too Limited

By Linley Sanders | Apr 28
A medical marijuana oil program approved by the Iowa Legislature might not offer much help to patients with qualifying medical conditions, but advocates say it's at least a step in the right direction.

Restaurant Calorie Count Hits More Delays

Restaurant Calorie Count Hits More Delays

By Mary Clare Jalonick | Apr 28
Consumers hoping to consistently find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait - again.

HIV Market Will See Modest Growth to $22.5B By 2025, Says GlobalData

HIV Market Will See Modest Growth to $22.5B By 2025, Says GlobalData

Apr 27
The HIV market across nine major countries is set to grow from $16.3 billion in 2015 to $22.5 billion by 2025, representing a compound annual growth rate of just over 3 percent, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.

NEA Says Revised American Health Care Amendment Makes Terrible Bill Even Worse

NEA Says Revised American Health Care Amendment Makes Terrible Bill Even Worse

Apr 27
NEA President Lily Eskelsen García issued a statement regarding an amendment to the American Health Care Act introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives aimed at repealing the Affordable Care Act.

Hawaii Reassures Tourists After Reported Brain Parasite Cases

Hawaii Reassures Tourists After Reported Brain Parasite Cases

By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | Apr 25
A California couple on their honeymoon and two people who drank a homemade herbal beverage are among the rising number of victims in Hawaii falling ill with a potentially deadly brain parasite.

HRC Announces Fellowships for 10 Young Nonprofit Leaders Working to End HIV in Hardest-Hit Areas

HRC Announces Fellowships for 10 Young Nonprofit Leaders Working to End HIV in Hardest-Hit Areas

Apr 25
HRC announced the selection of ten outstanding, young leaders for the second year of its fellowship program focused on elevating the work of young people on the front lines of the HIV and AIDS epidemic.

Toss Your Old Meds on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Toss Your Old Meds on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Apr 25
On April 29, the Drug Enforcement Administration will team up with local law enforcement agencies across the country for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

Actress Pam Grier to attend Dining Out For Life Hosted by Subaru  

Actress Pam Grier to attend Dining Out For Life Hosted by Subaru  

Apr 25
Actress Pam Grier will participate in the 27th Annual Dining Out For Life hosted by Subaru, held on April 27, 2017, when over 3,000 restaurants in 62 cities will donate a generous portion of the day's proceeds to their local HIV/AIDS service organizations

PATF Announces Dr. Larry Leahy as 2017 Kerry Stoner Award Recipient
Philadelphia, PA

PATF Announces Dr. Larry Leahy as 2017 Kerry Stoner Award Recipient

Apr 24
Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force announces that Larry Leahy, DMD is the winner of this year's Kerry Stoner Award.

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