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Do You Have a Fetish? New Study Says 1 in 3 Say 'Yes'
PrEP Prescriptions on the Rise But More Work Remains
Carbs, Fat, DNA? New Study Shows Weight Loss is Finicky

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PrEP Prescriptions on the Rise But More Work Remains

Do You Have a Fetish? New Study Says 1 in 3 Say 'Yes'

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has estimated that there are more than 1.2 million women and men in the United States who can benefit from PrEP.

Red Cross: 21 Resigned or Fired Since 2015 in Sex Cases

Red Cross: 21 Resigned or Fired Since 2015 in Sex Cases

Feb 24
The International Committee of the Red Cross has joined the list of prominent charities that have uncovered sexual misconduct among its staff.

4 Reasons Why People Fear Dentists (And Why They Shouldn't)

4 Reasons Why People Fear Dentists (And Why They Shouldn't)

Feb 23
According to WebMD, between 9 and 20 percent of Americans steer clear of the dentist because of fear and anxiety. Dentists say those numbers have spurred the industry to find new ways to reduce pain and allay fear and anxiety.

2018 Paris Gay Games Offers Opportunity for All Athletes

2018 Paris Gay Games Offers Opportunity for All Athletes

By Andy Smith | Feb 22
It's an inspiring year to be an LGBTQ amateur athlete participating in the 2018 Paris Gay Games. Coming to Paris August 4-12, this year's historic event features a dynamic mix of traditional summer and winter sporting events.

Grocer Albertsons Eyes Rite Aid Deal in Health Care Push

Grocer Albertsons Eyes Rite Aid Deal in Health Care Push

By Tom Murphy | Feb 21
The owner of Safeway and other grocery brands is buying the drugstore chain Rite Aid as retailers continue to plunge deeper into health care and adjust to swiftly changing shopping habits.

Idaho Blue Cross Jumps Into Plans That Bypass ACA Rules

Idaho Blue Cross Jumps Into Plans That Bypass ACA Rules

By EDGE | Feb 21
It's barely been less than a month since Idaho regulators said they would allow the sale of health insurance that does not meet all of the Affordable Care Act's requirements.

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Happy Heart Month: What People Living With HIV Should Know

Happy Heart Month: What People Living With HIV Should Know

Feb 19
Did you know people living with HIV are at an increased risk of experiencing cardiovascular disease? Fortunately, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases-supported research is getting to the heart of the problem.


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Can Acupuncture Help Deflect Opioid Crisis?

Can Acupuncture Help Deflect Opioid Crisis?

Although long derided as pseudoscience and still questioned by many medical experts, acupuncture is increasingly being embraced by patients and doctors, sometimes as an alternative to the powerful painkillers behind the nation's opioid crisis.

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New Year, New You: 5 Tips to Tell if You Are Healthy

New Year, New You: 5 Tips to Tell if You Are Healthy

At the beginning of each new year, there is a lot of talk about getting healthy. The good news is that there is no one thing that determines how healthy someone is. Here are five ways to quickly evaluate your general health.