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Study Finds 20M Would Lose Health Coverage Under Trump Plan

CORPORATE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 26
A new study that examines some major health care proposals from the presidential candidates finds that Donald Trump would cause about 20 million to lose coverage while Hillary Clinton would provide coverage for an additional 9 million people.

Mylan CEO Defends EpiPen Prices

CORPORATE | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Sep 23
The head of pharmaceutical company Mylan is defending the cost for life-saving EpiPens and is signaling the company has no plans to lower prices despite a public outcry.

HHS Secretary Burwell on U.N. Meeting on Antibiotic Overuse, Zika in U.S.

HEALTH | Sep 23
Anxiety about superbugs is running so high that world leaders will gather at the U.N. General Assembly in New York to discuss the crisis.

More Than 1 in 7 American Kids Diagnosed with ADHD

HEALTH | Sep 11
ADHD diagnoses in American children are skyrocketing. What does it mean, and are doctors approaching the problem in the best way?

Does An Italian Village Hold Secrets to A Long Life?

HEALTH | Sep 10
A village in Italy boasts a buge percentage of "super-agers," people in their 80s, 90s, and even older than 100, whose health remains excellent. What's their secret?

Progress Slows on Uninsured As Health Law Blame Game Goes On

CORPORATE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 8
Progress in reducing the number of people without health insurance in the U.S. appears to be losing momentum this year even as rising premiums and dwindling choice are reviving the political blame game over President Barack Obama's health care law.

Discussing Depression and Disability in the LGBT and Black Communities

HEALTH | By Belo Cipriani | Sep 5
Depression is common. But more common is the fact that, as a society, we don't openly talk about depression and its impact on our communities.

Living Pozitive :: Keeping House With Your HIV

AIDS | By David Duran | Sep 4
If you are fortunate to be in a good place with your HIV-meaning that you are on meds, healthy and on track-take a few moments to make sure you stay that way.

Zika:: Why Gay and Bisexual Men Should Also Be Concerned

HEALTH | By Alan Briones, MD FHM | Sep 4
Although gay and bisexual men don't have to worry about getting pregnant, the virus can be sexually transmitted.

Study Shows Steps Lesbian, Bi Women Can Take to Be Healthier

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Sep 4
Numerous studies over the years have found that adult lesbian and bisexual women are more likely to be obese than their heterosexual counterparts. Yet national weight-and-fitness interventions tailored to their needs are lacking.

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