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NPR's Melissa Block talks with Beth Meyerson of the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention at Indiana University about the nearly 130 confirmed HIV cases, which are linked to injection drug use.
Phyllis Omido's toddler had a mysterious ailment. After doctors came up with a diagnosis, she set out to shut down a Kenyan polluter. Now she's won the Goldman Environmental Prize for her work.
Potty humor! A condom in a key chain with the slogan: "Weapon of mass protection." The goal is to use laughter to change attitudes. And there's even a study to prove that it works.
Three cats died after their owners used an anti-inflammatory cream used to treat arthritis. The Food and Drug Administration warns to keep drugs away from pets; a tiny bit can be toxic.
You don't have to be out running marathons to get health benefits from leisure activities. Engaging pastimes like reading, sewing or listening to music improved health markers, a study finds.
Homeopathy's popularity has exploded in recent years. Now the Food and Drug Administration is considering whether homeopathic remedies should have to be proven safe and effective.
Aydian Dowling is leading the popular vote by a landslide in the magazine's annual "Ultimate Guy" contest. If he wins the judges' round, he'd be the first trans man ever on the magazine's cover.
Michelle L'Heureux was among the hundreds injured during the bombing at the Boston Marathon in 2013. Then she was just a spectator. Now, she's readying to run the marathon for the first time.
In almost every corner of the world, women are either completely written out of school books, or they're portrayed in stereotypical, subservient roles, a report says. What will it take to fix this?
AIDS Action Committee Executive Director Carl Sciortino said breakthroughs in treatment and prevention of HIV means the state can potentially break through that plateau in HIV diagnoses and get to zero new infections.
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