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Keep Pets Safe Over July 4

By Sue Manning | Jul 3
More pets go missing over the Fourth of July weekend than any other time of year, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Many seasoned animal lovers know to keep their dogs inside, but many pets are still running away.

Medicare Proposes Coverage Change on Short Hospital Stays

By Richardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 3
Medicare proposed to ease a coverage policy on short hospital stays that has been criticized because it can result in higher costs for seniors.

Women with PTSD Face Higher Heart Risk

Jul 2
Emotional trauma can raise risk of heart problems for women.

ACP Hits Marks With Fenway Guide to LGBT Health

By EDGE | Jul 2
The American College of Physicians (ACP) eleased the second edition of "The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health" during its annual scientific meeting, Internal Medicine Meeting 2015.

Could a Subdermal Implant Mean the End of HIV?

By EDGE | Jun 29
Findings published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy report that a novel, subdermal implant delivering potent antiretroviral (ARV) drugs shows extreme promise in stopping the spread of HIV.

Skinny Jean Warning: Don't Squat

By Maria Cheng | Jun 29
Attention wearers of skinny jeans: don't squat - at least not for long. Doctors in Australia report that a 35-year-old woman was hospitalized for four days after squatting for several hours while wearing tight-fitting denims.

NYS Blueprint For Ending AIDS; June 27 is HIV Testing Day

By EDGE | Jun 26
Eric Brus looks at Gov. Cuomo's Blueprint to End AIDS, plus the updated LGBT Health Guide from Fenway, and June 27 HIV Testing Day.

NASA Scientist Engineers High Heels to Maximize Comfort

Jun 26
America's emergency rooms saw more than 120,000 high-heel related injuries between 2002 and 2012, according to estimates. Thesis Couture CEO and former Silicon Valley executive Dolly Singh redesigns the high heel.

Cocaine Could Make You Susceptible to HIV, Says UCLA

By EDGE | Jun 26
New UCLA research offers further evidence that cocaine use disrupts the immune system, making one more likely to become infected with HIV.

New Condom Changes Colors When in Contact With STI

By EDGE | Jun 25
A group of UK schoolchildren revolutionized safe sex when they created a new condom that changes color when it comes into contact with a sexually transmitted infection.

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