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Concerns Rise Over Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea

NATIONAL | By Jeff Taylor | Feb 7
Antibiotic resistant gonorrhea is raising concerns in both Europe, where it has already appeared, and in the U.S., where it is feared it will show up before long.

Researchers: Pets Can Boost Health of LGBT Seniors

HEALTH | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jan 17
Aging researchers are just beginning to take notice of how pet ownership can be a boon for older adults, especially LGBT seniors who are more likely to live alone and lack family connections.

Mental Health Maintenance

HEALTH | By Jeff Taylor | Jan 10
Everyone wants to be happier, but arriving in a place of better mental health can seem a daunting task. Good news: There are actionable steps to increase overall happiness.

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.

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