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Pop Star Selena Gomez has Gotten Chemotherapy to Treat Lupus

Oct 8
Selena Gomez has revealed that she's battling the debilitating immune system disorder lupus.

New Study: Gay, Bi Men at Greater Risk of Skin Cancer Due to Tanning Bed Usage

Oct 7
A new study suggests gay and bisexual men are up to six times more likely to get skin cancer than heterosexual men because of their increased use of tanning beds.

Express Scripts to Cover Pricey New Cholesterol Treatments

By Tom Murphy | Oct 7
The nation's biggest pharmacy benefits manager has decided to cover two new drugs that lower artery-clogging cholesterol but raise concern over prices that can top $14,000 a year.

A Look At Efforts to Legalize Physician-Assisted Deaths

By Julie Watson | Oct 7
California's governor has signed a bill that will give the terminally ill in the nation's most populous state the right to end their lives with drugs prescribed by a doctor. Here is a look at the states where the practice is legal.

Transplanting Ovarian Tissue Helps Some Women Have Babies

By Maria Cheng | Oct 7
The biggest study ever of women who had ovarian tissue removed, frozen and transplanted suggests the experimental technique is safe and can help about one third of them to have babies.

Atlanta Explores Sexuality in Sex Down South

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 6
On October 15-17 head down to Atlanta, for the three-day sex and sexuality conference Sex Down South, coming to the Sheraton Atlanta Airport Hotel.

Blueprint To Action: Brooklyn Works to End AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 2
Community leaders, policy makers and health care providers came together at Brooklyn's Borough Hall on September 24 for "From Blueprint to Action: Ending the Epidemic Regional Discussion."

New WHO Guidelines on ART and PrEP Can Put the World on Track to End AIDS

By EDGE | Oct 1
Community advocates praised the WHO's "Early Release Guideline" on antiretroviral therapy and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV.

Carlos Molino on HIV and Latino MSM in Amida Care

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 30
With the US Conference on AIDS taking place in DC earlier this month, EDGE took time to talk with Carlos Molina, Director of Publications and Communications for Amida Care, to provide his insights from the conference.

GOP: Planned Parenthood Spends Federal Money on Politics

By Alan Fram | Sep 29
The GOP accused Planned Parenthood of spending millions of dollars on political activities, travel and lavish salaries, as the GOP tried to build a case for terminating the group's federal money after a series of surreptitiously recorded videos.

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