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First Ever Transgender HIV Testing Day Observed

May 3
On Monday, April 18, the inaugural National Transgender HIV Testing Day (NTHTD) was observed in the United States.

Quigley Directs FDA to Remove Discriminatory Language from Blood Donor Questionnaire

By EDGE | May 2
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley told the FDA to remove the discriminatory question on sexual orientation from its blood donor questionnaire and replace it with a question that is based on behavioral risk and sound science.

FDA Effort Aims to Curb Smoking in LGBT Community

By Matthew Perrone | May 2
The Food and Drug Administration's latest anti-smoking campaign takes aim at young adults in the LGBT community, who officials say are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as their peers.

The Top 10 Caregiving Mistakes

Apr 29
Pamela D. Wilson shares her tips on being a good caregiver -- and some potential pitfalls to avoid.

JACI Study Finds Allergen Immunotherapy Safe, Despite Proposed Regulations

By EDGE | Apr 29
A new study reveals that current allergen immunotherapy is generally very safe.

Experts Deem Sliquid as Safe Alternative to Saliva Following New STI Study

By EDGE | Apr 28
A recent study shows that using saliva for lubrication during anal sex increases risk of rectal gonorrhea transmission.

California Legislature Advances Landmark Bill to Increase Awareness of PrEP and PEP

By EDGE | Apr 27
Landmark legislation to boost awareness of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) to prevent HIV infection was approved by the California Assembly Health Committee this week

ASOs Decry Illinois Medicaid's Denial of HIV Drug Atripla

By EDGE | Apr 27
Illinois says it will no longer pay for the HIV drug Atripla, the only single-tablet regimen covered under their Medicaid program's preferred drug list.

Dermatologists Share Tips to Treat Boils and Styes

By EDGE | Apr 25
Dermatologists share their tips for treating a boil or stye, without infection or scarring.

Report: Third of Suicides in US are Among Middle-Aged Whites

By Mike Stobbe | Apr 23
Middle-aged white people now account for a third of all suicides in the U.S., a new government report shows.

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