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Itchy Skin? Dermatologists Share Tips for Relief

Jan 23
If an itch lasts for more than six weeks, say dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, it is considered a chronic itch and is more likely to disrupt your life.

Groundbreaking Partnership Exceeds National Viral Suppression by 25%

By EDGE | Jan 23
The AIDS United Access to Care initiative expanded access to high-quality, life-extending care to over 5,000 people living with HIV, exceeded national viral suppression rates by 27 percent.

ACA Repeal Worries LGBT Health Advocates

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jan 22
President Donal Trump has vowed to repeal the ACA, better known as Obamacare, as one of his first priorities, but remained vague on what he and the Republicans who control Congress will replace it with.

Americans Have 20 Negative Thoughts About Their Body Every Week

By EDGE | Jan 20
If you're feeling self-conscious about your body you're not alone -- Americans criticize their own body more than 20 times a week, according to a new study.

Moms Say Military Housing Contamination Caused Kids' Cancer

Jan 19
Some military families believe oil tanks below Laurel Bay military housing in South Carolina caused cancer in their children.

Intarcia Therapeutics Teams Up With Gates Foundation on Chronic Health Issues Like HIV

By EDGE | Jan 18
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is committing up to $140M in grants and equity with the intent to develop the first once- or twice-yearly anti-HIV prophylactic therapy.

HPV Infection Threatens the Entire LGBT Community

By EDGE | Jan 18
A recent article by The Advocate warns that the human papillomavirus (HPV) is a hidden threat to all members of the LGBT community -- and few people even realize what it is.

New Report Finds Benefits and Risks of Marijuana

Jan 18
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine published a new report on the health effects of marijuana, looking at more than 10,000 studies about medical and recreational use.

Innovative Training for Doctors Could Improve Hospital Experience

By EDGE | Jan 17
A patient's happiness is not the primary focus for many physicians, but it is an increasingly important factor in the healthcare industry. One Florida doctor has incorporated patient happiness into his practice.

How One Part of Your Brain Could Predict Heart Disease

Jan 17
For the first time, a study shows how signs of stress in a specific part of the brain could predict future heart trouble.

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