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Sloan Kettering Holds One-Day Conference on LGBT Cancer

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 17
The National LGBT Cancer Network, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center are presenting a one-day conference on Cancer in the LGBT Communities on January 18 in NYC.

DC on Fast Track to Decriminalizing Pot Possession

HEALTH | By Ben Nuckols | Nov 3
The D.C. Council is poised to approve a bill that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of pot, and Democratic Mayor Vincent Gray announced last month that he supports it. He could sign the bill into law as early as January.

Top US psychiatrist calls for ethics cleanup

HEALTH | By Carla K. Johnson | Mar 24
American psychiatrists need to break away from a "culture of influence" created by their financial dealings with the drug industry, the head of the National Institute of Mental Health said in a leading medical journal.

Doctor says heart groups too cozy with industry

HEALTH | By Marilynn Marchione | Mar 18
A prominent cardiologist accused leading heart organizations of being too cozy with industry and allowing those ties to influence its policies and education programs for doctors.

US clinic sparks debate with UK human egg raffle

FOOD/DRINK | By Maria Cheng | Mar 18
An American infertility clinic seeking business in Britain prompted fierce criticism by offering free eggs from a U.S. woman to one participant in a promotional seminar in London on Wednesday.

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