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Amida Care Tackles HIV and Addiction Via Harm Reduction

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 27
For clients battling HIV and addiction, Amida Care's harm reduction approach can work.

Elton John AIDS Foundation Awards $4.1M to Programs Advancing Health and Human Rights of PLWHAs

By EDGE | Oct 27
The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), a leader in the global effort to end AIDS, today awarded $4.1 million to 38 organizations addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in critical and innovative ways.

Study Confirms 'Patient Zero' Not Source of HIV/AIDS Outbreak

By EDGE | Oct 27
Using sophisticated genetic techniques, an international team of scientists have managed to reconstruct exactly how HIV/AIDS arrived in the U.S. In doing so, they've exonerated the man who has long been blamed for bringing the pandemic to the West.

'Transgender People Are Not Gay, Except For The Gay Ones,' Notes Acclaimed Transgender Surgeon Dr. Sherman Leis

By EDGE | Oct 26
There is a popular conflation of homosexuality and transgenderism that is both inaccurate and can lead to misunderstandings about transgender people, according to transgender surgeon, Dr. Sherman Leis.

Tips for Going Natural & Healthy This Halloween, While Still Keeping It Fun

By EDGE | Oct 26
Armed with a bag full of candy, many parents worry about whether or not their child is getting a sugar overload as this yearly holiday makes its way through their home. The good news is that there are ways that people can help make Halloween healthier.

HIV: The Long View Initiative Looks at Barriers to Long-Term Health Among PLWHAs

By EDGE | Oct 25
A coalition of leading HIV/AIDS advocacy groups and stakeholder organizations announced the launch of "HIV: The Long View" with the release of an evidence-based report that examines the potential implications of future healthcare trends on HIV care.

Get Screened In October, Depression Awareness Month

By EDGE | Oct 24
As part of Depression Awareness Month, Screening for Mental Health, the pioneer in large-scale screenings for the public, is providing insight into data from its online screening program.

Pediatricians Update Guidelines for Children's Screen Time

Oct 24
To keep up with fast-changing technology, the American Academy of Pediatrics is out with updated guidelines for media use by young children.

Nothing Like a Dame Benefits Actors' Fund Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative

By EDGE | Oct 24
On Monday, October 24 at the Host committee members Betty Buckley, Misty Copeland, Kelli O'Hara, Bernadette Peters, and Janice Reals Ellig present the 20th Anniversary of "Nothing Like a Dame."

Fact Checking: Health Insurance Costs Up, But Not Doubling

Oct 22
A claim about health care costs from the final presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts.

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