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How Cruise Ship Passengers Should Prepare For Sickness Or Injury At Sea
Congenital Syphilis Rising At An Alarming Rate
New HIV PrEP Drug Approved by FDA; Not Tested for All Groups

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Congenital Syphilis Rising At An Alarming Rate

How Cruise Ship Passengers Should Prepare For Sickness Or Injury At Sea

By Anna Maria Berry-Jester |
One of the nation's most preventable diseases is killing newborns in ever-increasing numbers.

Where You Die Can Affect Your Chance of Being an Organ Donor

Where You Die Can Affect Your Chance of Being an Organ Donor

By Lauren Neergaard, Nicky Forster | Oct 15
If Roland Henry had died in a different part of the country, his organs might have been recovered. And lives could have been saved.

France: Vote Set to Legalize IVF for Lesbians, Single Women

France: Vote Set to Legalize IVF for Lesbians, Single Women

By Sylvie Corbet and Catherine Gaschka | Oct 15
France's lower house of parliament is expected to approve a bill that would give single women and lesbian couples legal access to in vitro fertilization, egg freezing and fertility medication.

Where You Die Can Affect Your Chance of Being An Organ Donor

Where You Die Can Affect Your Chance of Being An Organ Donor

By Lauran Neergaard and Nicky Forster | Oct 15
If Roland Henry had died in a different part of the country, his organs might have been recovered. And lives could have been saved.

As Vaping Illnesses Rise, So Do Pleas To Quit-Smoking Help Lines

As Vaping Illnesses Rise, So Do Pleas To Quit-Smoking Help Lines

By Anna Almendrala | Oct 15
Even though "quitlines" were designed to help people kick cigarette habits, calls and texts from people who use e-cigarettes are climbing as more people fall ill with a mysterious and devastating respiratory illness linked to vaping.

Taking The Cops Out Of Mental Health-Related 911 Rescues

Taking The Cops Out Of Mental Health-Related 911 Rescues

By LJ Dawswon | Oct 15
Low-level offenses can land those with paranoia, hallucinations or a reduced ability to communicate in the criminal justice system.

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New HIV PrEP Drug Approved by FDA; Not Tested for All Groups

New HIV PrEP Drug Approved by FDA; Not Tested for All Groups

By Sam Cronin | Oct 11
The Food and Drug Administration approved the use of Descovy as an HIV prevention drug on Thursday. Descovy contains a newer formulation of the drug in Truvada, which has been used to treat those infected with HIV since 2004.


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Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs has more than 300 days of sunshine per year, and come autumn when those desert temperatures begin to drop, there's no better time to create your own wellness retreat. Here's our essential guide to get you started.