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FDA Approves Over-the-Counter In-Home HIV Test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first rapid over the counter HIV test for sale directly…

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Spreading the Word, Turning the Tide: Black Clergy Work to End AIDS

A new study reveals that for black clergy members, traditional barriers to talking about HIV prevention are giving way to…

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Scientists Discover There Are 10 Types of Breast Cancer

A landmark study has revealed there are at least 10 different types of breast cancer, not four as previously thought…

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Study Explains Why Thai HIV Vaccine May Have Worked

Scientists have found that those who developed a protective antibody after taking an experimental HIV vaccine were less likely to…

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Obamacare Now Protects 50,000 Americans with Pre-existing Conditions

The new health care law’s Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) program is providing insurance to 50,000 people with pre-existing conditions.…

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Our Heath: The Affordable Care Act and LGBT Americans

Evidence suggests that many in the LGBT community are disproportionately uninsured. This makes the new coverage options under the Affordable…

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HIV Rates For U.S. Urban Black Women Much Higher Than Previous Estimates

The study found that the rate of HIV infection is five times higher for black women than previous CDC estimates.…

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HPV and Oral Sex: A Risky Mix

Gay and bisexual men (MSM) are at higher risk for conditions associated with HPV types 6, 11, 16, and 18…

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Health In Perspective: The Oral Sex, Cancer Connection

One of the most striking recent medical developments is difficult to talk about, but it’s timely and important. Cancers of…

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