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Hurricane Michael's Impact on People Living With HIV

Get to Know This Trans Bodybuilder Looking to Make a Breakthrough

Many people living with HIV are left to wonder not only where they will be able sleep tonight, but also where their next dose of antiretroviral medication will come from.

'Desperate & Duped? GoFundMe Means Big Bucks for Dubious Care

'Desperate & Duped? GoFundMe Means Big Bucks for Dubious Care

By Lindsey Tanner | Oct 23
People seeking dubious, potentially harmful treatment for cancer and other ailments raised nearly $7 million over two years from crowdfunding sites, a study found.

Immunotherapy Scores a First Win Against Some Breast Cancers

Immunotherapy Scores a First Win Against Some Breast Cancers

By Marilynn Marchione | Oct 23
For the first time, one of the new immunotherapy drugs has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease.

Potential HIV Outbreak in Miami Raises Ethical Questions

Potential HIV Outbreak in Miami Raises Ethical Questions

Oct 22
Florida's only legalized syringe access program found 11 people who tested positive for HIV within a six-month period this year. In the city of Miami, where one out of every 85 adults has HIV, the new infections may or may not constitute an outbreak.

AP Analysis: 'Obamacare' Shapes Opioid Grant Spending

AP Analysis: 'Obamacare' Shapes Opioid Grant Spending

By Carla K. Johnson and Nicky Forster | Oct 22
To a large extent, the differences depend on whether states participated in one of the most divisive issues in recent American politics: the health overhaul known as "Obamacare."

Coming Clean: Public Embrace for Celeb Addicts Offers Hope

Coming Clean: Public Embrace for Celeb Addicts Offers Hope

By Leanne Italie | Oct 20
Beneath sparkling chandeliers hanging in the famed Rainbow Room, as a gala crowd dotted with rock stars sat around white-clothed dinner tables, Ringo Starr stood at a podium and described what it felt like to be 30 years sober.

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Hurricane Michael's Impact on People Living With HIV

Hurricane Michael's Impact on People Living With HIV

Oct 19
Many people living with HIV are left to wonder not only where they will be able sleep tonight, but also where their next dose of antiretroviral medication will come from.


Health

New D.C. Bill Could Expand Care for LGBT Seniors, People With HIV

New D.C. Bill Could Expand Care for LGBT Seniors, People With HIV

D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh has introduced first-of-its-kind legislation to better protect and support LGBT elders and older people living with HIV in the District of Columbia.

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Breakfast Club Helps Former NFL Players Get Healthy

Breakfast Club Helps Former NFL Players Get Healthy

The Breakfast Club is a free six-week program for former players with at least two credited seasons at EXOS workout facilities or YMCAs, bringing them together for three workouts a week, along with physical therapy and a nutritionist.