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First U.S. Measles Death in 12 Years Amid Vaccine Fight

Jul 7
Washington state health officials confirmed Thursday that pneumonia caused by measles killed an unidentified woman this spring.

Link Between Your Mood and Stomach Bacteria

Jul 7
There is growing evidence the key to your feelings can be found in your stomach.

Why are so Many Shark Attacks Happening this Year?

Jul 6
Experts are trying to make sense of the spike in this year's shark attacks

Keep Pets Safe Over July 4

By Sue Manning | Jul 3
More pets go missing over the Fourth of July weekend than any other time of year, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Many seasoned animal lovers know to keep their dogs inside, but many pets are still running away.

Medicare Proposes Coverage Change on Short Hospital Stays

By Richardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 3
Medicare proposed to ease a coverage policy on short hospital stays that has been criticized because it can result in higher costs for seniors.

Women with PTSD Face Higher Heart Risk

Jul 2
Emotional trauma can raise risk of heart problems for women.

ACP Hits Marks With Fenway Guide to LGBT Health

By EDGE | Jul 2
The American College of Physicians (ACP) eleased the second edition of "The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health" during its annual scientific meeting, Internal Medicine Meeting 2015.

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.

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