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When Meds Suppress HIV, Odds of Sexual Transmission Near Zero: Review

Print this page MONDAY, Nov. 19, 2018 — When someone with HIV has the virus suppressed with medication, there is virtually no chance of passing ...

Vapers May Prompt Smokers to Quit: Study

Print this page FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 — Could vapers be a good influence on smokers? New research suggests that’s so: Cigarette smokers who spent ...

For Kids’ Sports, Diversification Is Best

Print this page SATURDAY, Nov. 17, 2018 — If your kid is highly skilled at hockey but wants to try basketball, new research suggests you ...

The Jobs That Carry the Highest Suicide Risk

Print this page THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 — The rate of suicide among U.S. workers has jumped 34 percent since 2000, and certain occupations seem ...

Gay ‘Conversion Therapy’ Often Begins at Home, With Devastating Consequences

Print this page THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 — The new movie “Boy Erased”– about a gay teen’s ordeal when forced to attend a “conversion therapy” ...

Secondhand Pot Smoke Found in Kids’ Lungs

Print this page MONDAY, Nov. 19, 2018 — If you’re a pot-smoking parent and you think your kids aren’t affected, think again. New research found ...

AHA: Cold-Weather Drinks Are Here, But Watch Out for the Calories

Print this page FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Comfort-inducing seasonal drinks abound during the fall and winter. From the sweet, spicy goodness ...

Under New Plan, FDA Hopes to Cut Use of Dogs in Veterinary Drug Trials

Print this page FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 — As part of a new effort to cut the use of dogs in drug trials, the U.S. ...

AHA: Warm, Wet Weather Linked to Better Outcomes for Stroke Survivors

Print this page FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Rainy days may bring a lot more than relief from summer heat — they ...

Many Infants With Milk Allergy Seem to Outgrow It

Print this page FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 — Milk allergy affects more than half of American infants who have food allergies in their first year ...

You May Be Prediabetic and Don’t Know It, CDC Warns

Print this page WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 — More than one-third of Americans have prediabetes, but 90 percent of them don’t know they have it, ...

Teenage Obesity May Raise Pancreatic Cancer Risk Years Later

Print this page WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14, 2018 — Obesity in the teen years may increase the risk of developing deadly pancreatic cancer in adulthood, researchers ...