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Blacks, Hispanics Breathe More Pollution Than They Make
Watch: Victims of Man Who Deliberately Infected Others with HIV Speak Out in New Doc
Surgeon Denies Posting Homophobic Comments on Social Media

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Watch: Victims of Man Who Deliberately Infected Others with HIV Speak Out in New Doc

Blacks, Hispanics Breathe More Pollution Than They Make

By Kilian Melloy |
The victims of a British man who deliberately infected them with HIV are featured in a new BBC documentary, where they share their stories.

'Medieval' Diseases Flair as Unsanitary Living Conditions Proliferate

'Medieval' Diseases Flair as Unsanitary Living Conditions Proliferate

By Anna Gorman | Mar 19
Infectious diseases — some that ravaged populations in the Middle Ages — are resurging in California and around the country, and are hitting homeless populations especially hard.

5 Reasons to Consider Dental Braces

5 Reasons to Consider Dental Braces

Mar 19
While studies have shown that straight teeth and a nice smile have a positive effect on self-esteem, social interactions and job prospects, the numerous health benefits received as a result of wearing braces shouldn't be discounted, orthodontists say.

Watch: Victims of Man Who Deliberately Infected Others with HIV Speak Out in New Doc

Watch: Victims of Man Who Deliberately Infected Others with HIV Speak Out in New Doc

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 18
The victims of a British man who deliberately infected them with HIV are featured in a new BBC documentary, where they share their stories.

Group with Consumer-Friendly Vibe Pushes Drugmakers' Message

Group with Consumer-Friendly Vibe Pushes Drugmakers' Message

By Richard Lardner | Mar 18
As Congress and the Trump administration aim to lower prescription drug costs, outside groups like the Alliance for Patient Access are seeking to sway the outcome.

Surgeon Denies Posting Homophobic Comments on Social Media

Surgeon Denies Posting Homophobic Comments on Social Media

By Kelli Kennedy and Frieda Frisaro | Mar 18
A prominent gender-reassignment surgeon resigned from a University of Miami clinic after he was accused of posting photos of patients' genitalia with racist and homophobic comments on Instagram, but he denied making the comments and said he was hacked.

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Trump's Budget Proposal Boosts Domestic HIV Efforts, Cuts Global Spending

Trump's Budget Proposal Boosts Domestic HIV Efforts, Cuts Global Spending

Critics of the president's newly-released budget point out that while the Trump administration has vowed to eradicate HIV, that aim is potentially undercut by the very same budget's slashing of money for global AIDS initiatives.