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Could a Subdermal Implant Mean the End of HIV?

By EDGE | Jun 29
Findings published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy report that a novel, subdermal implant delivering potent antiretroviral (ARV) drugs shows extreme promise in stopping the spread of HIV.

Skinny Jean Warning: Don't Squat

By Maria Cheng | Jun 29
Attention wearers of skinny jeans: don't squat - at least not for long. Doctors in Australia report that a 35-year-old woman was hospitalized for four days after squatting for several hours while wearing tight-fitting denims.

NYS Blueprint For Ending AIDS; June 27 is HIV Testing Day

By EDGE | Jun 26
Eric Brus looks at Gov. Cuomo's Blueprint to End AIDS, plus the updated LGBT Health Guide from Fenway, and June 27 HIV Testing Day.

NASA Scientist Engineers High Heels to Maximize Comfort

Jun 26
America's emergency rooms saw more than 120,000 high-heel related injuries between 2002 and 2012, according to estimates. Thesis Couture CEO and former Silicon Valley executive Dolly Singh redesigns the high heel.

Cocaine Could Make You Susceptible to HIV, Says UCLA

By EDGE | Jun 26
New UCLA research offers further evidence that cocaine use disrupts the immune system, making one more likely to become infected with HIV.

New Condom Changes Colors When in Contact With STI

By EDGE | Jun 25
A group of UK schoolchildren revolutionized safe sex when they created a new condom that changes color when it comes into contact with a sexually transmitted infection.

Log Cabin Republicans Support Repeal of Tax on Cancer-Causing Indoor Tanning

By EDGE | Jun 25
Log Cabin Republicans would like everyone to have that John Boehner glow - tax free of course.

5 Things: Public Opinion Backs In Gov't Health Care Case

By Emily Swanson | Jun 25
Most Americans want the Supreme Court to side with the government when it decides whether the feds can continue subsidizing insurance premiums in all 50 states under President Barack Obama's health care law, according to polls in recent months.

Hipsters Beware: Skinny Jeans Could Cause Nerve Damage

Jun 25
New research claims skinny jeans can put the squeeze on your health. Australian experts reported that a woman couldn't walk after wearing a pair of tight denims all day. Should this be a major concern for everyone fashionable hipsters.

Doctors Propose Tool to Help Gauge the Value of Cancer Drugs

By Marilynn Marchione | Jun 24
The pushback against soaring cancer drug prices is gaining steam. A leading doctors group proposed a formula to help patients decide if a medicine is worth it - what it will cost them and how much good it is likely to do.

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