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Gay Dating App Hornet Raises $8M To Expand Across Globe  

By EDGE | Dec 7
Hornet, the world's second largest gay social network, announced that it has raised its first round of institutional funding led by Ventech China to support rapid business growth and user adoption across the globe.

Hetrick-Martin Institute Celebrates 2016 Emery Awards

By EDGE | Dec 7
On Wednesday, December 7 at Cipriani Wall Street, Hetrick-Martin Institute will celebrate the 2016 Emery Awards, HMI's flagship annual event.

Shortage of Injectable Estrogen A Health Emergency, Say Public Health Experts

Dec 7
A new policy brief warns of the public health emergency created by a shortage of injectable estrogen, and calls on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be more proactive in resolving the crisis.

New HIV Infections Three Times National Average in South Florida

By EDGE | Dec 7
The rate of new HIV infections in South Florida has risen to more than three times the national average in 2015, according to the latest data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's annual HIV Surveillance Report.

Can Magic Mushrooms Help Cancer Patients?

Dec 6
The hallucinogenic drug psilocybin, the active ingredient in certain mushrooms, is being used to reduce anxiety and depression in cancer patients.

Cold Weather Tips to Protect Your Feet and Ankles 

By EDGE | Dec 6
It is never a good time for a foot or ankle injury, but some might consider the colder months to be the most inconvenient time to have their feet or ankles out of commission. Here's some tips to keep you on your feet!

HIV Criminalization Study Shows Pattern of Racism Toward Black Men

By EDGE | Dec 5
A pioneering study of Canadian media has identified a clear pattern of racism towards black men in Canadian mainstream newspaper articles from 1989 though 2015.

NY Tweaks Medical Pot Law but Still No Talk of Legalization

By David Klepper | Dec 4
New York is loosening restrictions in its nearly year-old medical marijuana law but, to the dismay of some pot advocates, there is no sign the state is in any hurry to join eight other states in embracing full legalization.

US Health Care Tab Hits $3.2T; Fastest Growth in 8 Years

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 3
The nation's health care tab grew at the fastest rate in eight years in 2015, driven by the coverage expansion in President Barack Obama's law and by costly prescription drugs, the government said Friday.

PreP Summit and Toolkit for Youth; Risks of Chronic Conditions Increase in Elders, But Deaths Down

By Eric Brus | Dec 2
Eric Brus gives the wrap-up on the first National HIV PrEP Summit, the increase in chronic health conditions among PLWHAs, and SEICUS' new toolkit for providers who serve youth.

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