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Turing Reneges on Drug Price Cut, Rival's Version Sells Well

CORPORATE | By Linda A. Johnson | Nov 28
After weeks of criticism from patients, doctors and other drugmakers for hiking a life-saving medicine's price more than fifty-fold, Turing Pharmaceuticals is reneging on its pledge to cut the $750-per-pill price.

Transgender Insurance Exclusions Lifted in Maryland

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Nov 28
The majority of Maryland's transgender residents will be able to have medically necessary health care treatments covered by insurance, following a groundbreaking announcement by FreeState Legal.

1 in 4 Gay or Bisexual Men Should Be On PrEP, CDC Says

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Nov 28
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday released a report that estimates about 1.2 million people in the United States should be on pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP.

Cleaning Your Spiritual House

HEALTH | By Jacob Glass | Sep 26
The question is, "Is this serving me, in living the life I choose for myself? Is this contributing to my peace and joy, or taking me farther from it?"

Caitlyn Jenner Finds Her True Self :: How You Can, Too

HEALTH | By P.D. Alleva | Aug 16
If greatness is the ability to recognize beauty in the moment it is formed, than we are witnessing a truly great moment in the history of the human race. The moment when one person has the courage to truly be themselves.

START Study Supports Early HIV Treatment

NATIONAL | By Liz Highleyman | Jun 7
Long-awaited results from the START study, released ahead of schedule, show that people with HIV who start treatment early have a significantly lower risk of illness and death than those who wait.

Gilead Announces PrEP Research Funding Opportunities

AIDS | By John McDonald | Jun 7
Gilead Sciences is accepting bids for research into pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Winning bids will be funded, Gilead said, through its corporate grants program.

Getting Better

HEALTH | By Jacob Glass | May 31
Bullying can't be addressed without focusing on the real problem: The idea that our happiness is based on externals and in accomplishments meant to give us a sense of worthiness.

New Study Shows That Coming Out as Gay Raises Stress Level

FAMILY | By EDGE | Apr 21
A new study found that people whose sexual identities changed toward same-sex attraction in early adulthood reported more symptoms of depression.

The Do's and Don'ts for Avoiding Self-Harm

Many people are in a relationship with a significant other who is grappling with some form of self-destructive behavior. Here's how to help them.

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