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Study Finds Diabetes Drug May Prevent, Slow Kidney Disease
Americans Getting More Inactive, Computers Partly to Blame
As Syphilis Invades Rural America, A Fraying Health Safety Net Is Failing To Stop It

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Americans Getting More Inactive, Computers Partly to Blame

Study Finds Diabetes Drug May Prevent, Slow Kidney Disease

By Lindsey Tanner |
A new study says Americans are becoming increasingly sedentary. They spend almost a third of their waking hours sitting down, and computer use is partly to blame.

In 10 Years, Half Of Middle-Income Elders Won't Be Able To Afford Housing, Medical Care

In 10 Years, Half Of Middle-Income Elders Won't Be Able To Afford Housing, Medical Care

By Victoria Knight | Apr 25
In 10 years, more than half of middle-income Americans age 75 or older will not be able to afford to pay for yearly assisted living rent or medical expenses, according to a study published Wednesday in Health Affairs.

Loud and Clear: What the Queer Deaf Community Wants You to Hear

Loud and Clear: What the Queer Deaf Community Wants You to Hear

By Jill Gleeson | Apr 25
Opinions differ over how much progress has been made, but it's clear for true inclusion to occur there needs to be more support within the queer community for its Deaf members.

Hospitals Sue Over New National Liver Transplant Policy

Hospitals Sue Over New National Liver Transplant Policy

Apr 24
Hospitals and patients have sued to block a new nationwide liver transplant policy that they say will waste viable livers, lead to fewer transplants and likely cause deaths.

Americans Getting More Inactive, Computers Partly to Blame

Americans Getting More Inactive, Computers Partly to Blame

By Lindsey Tanner | Apr 24
A new study says Americans are becoming increasingly sedentary. They spend almost a third of their waking hours sitting down, and computer use is partly to blame.

Watch: Amid Mental Health Rumors, Britney Spears Offers Update to Her Fans

Watch: Amid Mental Health Rumors, Britney Spears Offers Update to Her Fans

Apr 24
Britney Spears is addressing her mental health in an Instagram video this week after rumors and reports circulated that she was forced into a treatment facility due to the emotional toll her father's health has taken on her.

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Arizona House Votes to Repeal HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

Arizona House Votes to Repeal HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

By Bob Christie | Apr 11
Arizona lawmakers on Wednesday took a major step toward repealing a 1991 law that bars HIV and AIDS instruction that "promotes a homosexual lifestyle," a move prompted by the filing of a lawsuit by LGBT groups.


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As Syphilis Invades Rural America, A Fraying Health Safety Net Is Failing To Stop It

As Syphilis Invades Rural America, A Fraying Health Safety Net Is Failing To Stop It

Pregnant women, young men and teens are all part of the rapidly growing number of syphilis patients coming to the Choices Medical Services clinic in the rural southwestern corner of Missouri.