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CaverStem: A Medical Breakthrough for Erectile Dysfunction
Health Care Stayed Front and Center at Democratic Debate
Congenital Syphilis Rising At An Alarming Rate

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Health Care Stayed Front and Center at Democratic Debate

CaverStem: A Medical Breakthrough for Erectile Dysfunction

By Emmarie Huetteman |
Voters got a better look at Democrats' health care priorities on Tuesday, as 12 of the leading candidates vowed to codify abortion access, threatened to jail opioid company ex...

'Fear Of Falling': How Hospitals Do Even More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed

'Fear Of Falling': How Hospitals Do Even More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed

By Melissa Bailey | Oct 17
Hospitals have become so overzealous in fall prevention that they are producing an "epidemic of immobility," experts say.

Penis Plumping Pros and Cons

Penis Plumping Pros and Cons

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 17
Men looking to make a change to their intimate lives - by way of making changes to their intimate equipment - are driving the growth of the penis enhancement industry. But are the procedures all they are pumped up to be?

Officials Say Death of Montana Teenager Was Vaping-Related

Officials Say Death of Montana Teenager Was Vaping-Related

Oct 17
Health officials say a teenager in Montana has died of a lung disease associated with a national outbreak of vaping-related illnesses.

Study: Racism Shortens Lives and Hurts the Health of Blacks by Promoting Genes That Lead to Inflammation and Illness

Study: Racism Shortens Lives and Hurts the Health of Blacks by Promoting Genes That Lead to Inflammation and Illness

Oct 17
Negative social attitudes, such as racism and discrimination, damage the health of those who are targeted by triggering a cascade of aberrant biological responses, including abnormal gene activity.

Health Care Stayed Front and Center at Democratic Debate

Health Care Stayed Front and Center at Democratic Debate

By Emmarie Huetteman | Oct 16
Voters got a better look at Democrats' health care priorities on Tuesday, as 12 of the leading candidates vowed to codify abortion access, threatened to jail opioid company executives and added a few more details to their health plans.

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New HIV PrEP Drug Approved by FDA; Not Tested for All Groups

New HIV PrEP Drug Approved by FDA; Not Tested for All Groups

By Sam Cronin | Oct 11
The Food and Drug Administration approved the use of Descovy as an HIV prevention drug on Thursday. Descovy contains a newer formulation of the drug in Truvada, which has been used to treat those infected with HIV since 2004.


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Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs has more than 300 days of sunshine per year, and come autumn when those desert temperatures begin to drop, there's no better time to create your own wellness retreat. Here's our essential guide to get you started.