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Cases of Most Common STD Fell for First Time in 30 Years

By Mike Stobbe | Dec 16
For the first time in three decades, the nation's most common sexually transmitted disease is a little less common.

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Study Finds Men Get Hit Harder by the Flu Than Women

Dec 17
A Standford University School of Medicine study finds that women are more resilient against the flu than men. And with experts forecasting a flu-filled season, men better beware.

Napster Co-founder to Invest in Allergy Research

By Olga R. Rodriguez | Dec 17
Napster co-founder Sean Parker missed most of his final year in high school and has ended up in the emergency room countless of times because of his deadly allergy to nuts, shellfish and other foods. Now he wants to fund efforts to find a cure.

Pharmacy Officials Face Racketeering Charges

By Denise Lavoie | Dec 17
A co-owner and a pharmacist at a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy blamed for a 2012 deadly meningitis outbreak face charges of racketeering for allegedly causing the deaths of patients who received tainted steroids.

Mondo Guerra Shares HIV Status on "TakePart Live"

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 17
Mondo Guerra shocked not only "Project Runway" viewers when he announced he was HIV-positive; in an interview on the web series "TakePart" Live, he reveals how the show helped him come out as HIV-positive, and become a positive spokesperson.

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Salk Scientists Identify Promising New Target for HIV Treatment

By EDGE | Dec 15
Scientists at the Salk Institute have uncovered a new protein that participates in active HIV replication, that could prove to be a chink in the armor.

Ask the Doc: PrEP Redux

By | Nov 21
In this week's "Ask the Doc" column, Dr. Howard Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS, once again addresses questions about PrEP, including whether it can work in small doses, and why some people are against it.…