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Fake Indian Doctor Infects 21 with HIV with Tainted Syringes
Romanian Museum Defends Screening of Gay AIDS Film 'BPM' Amid Protest
Opioid Makers Gave $10M to Advocacy Groups Amid Epidemic

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Romanian Museum Defends Screening of Gay AIDS Film 'BPM' Amid Protest

Fake Indian Doctor Infects 21 with HIV with Tainted Syringes

By Alison Mutler |
A Romanian museum has defended its screening of French AIDS drama "120 Beats Per Minute" amid protests over gay themes which feature in the film.

Finally: Flu Season Shows Signs of Leveling Off

Finally: Flu Season Shows Signs of Leveling Off

By Mike Stobbe, Carla K. Johnson | Feb 20
This nasty flu season, which has been worsening for months, may finally be leveling off.

Doctors Blast Trump's Mental Illness Focus to Fight Violence

Doctors Blast Trump's Mental Illness Focus to Fight Violence

By Lindsey Tanner | Feb 19
Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting.

Happy Heart Month: What People Living With HIV Should Know

Happy Heart Month: What People Living With HIV Should Know

Feb 19
Did you know people living with HIV are at an increased risk of experiencing cardiovascular disease? Fortunately, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases-supported research is getting to the heart of the problem.

Trump's Proposed Budget Would Slash HIV, Healthcare Funding

Trump's Proposed Budget Would Slash HIV, Healthcare Funding

Feb 17
This week, President Trump released a proposed budget that, if enacted, would sharply reduce global and domestic spending for HIV care and prevention.

Flu Shot Only 36 Percent Effective, Making Bad Year Worse

Flu Shot Only 36 Percent Effective, Making Bad Year Worse

By Mike Stobbe | Feb 15
The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that's causing most illnesses.

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Can Gene Therapy be Harnessed to Fight the AIDS Virus?

Can Gene Therapy be Harnessed to Fight the AIDS Virus?

By Marilynn Marchione | Feb 13
Researchers think they can improve the treatment and are trying again to tackle HIV by doctoring DNA. New studies to test these tweaked approaches in people are getting underway.


Health

Roman: Why This Startup is Tackling Erectile Dysfunction

Roman: Why This Startup is Tackling Erectile Dysfunction

ED is not merely an issue facing baby boomers and beyond; it's a condition that affects 30 million men nationwide, many of whom may have no idea that what's going on (or not going on) down below can be symptomatic of what's going on above.

Fitness

New Year, New You: 5 Tips to Tell if You Are Healthy

New Year, New You: 5 Tips to Tell if You Are Healthy

At the beginning of each new year, there is a lot of talk about getting healthy. The good news is that there is no one thing that determines how healthy someone is. Here are five ways to quickly evaluate your general health.