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Governor: 4 Zika Cases Likely Came From Florida Mosquitoes

By Mike Schneider | Jul 29
Florida likely has the first cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland, the state's governor said Friday.

Swim and Sun Safely At the Beach or Pool With Tips From Amica

Jul 29
Summer is the perfect time to be outside! Follow these simple tips to keep your family safe while sunning or swimming.

Promising Cancer-Fighting Gene Immunotherapy Could Be Used Against HIV, UCLA Research Suggests

By EDGE | Jul 29
New UCLA research suggests that a gene-based immunotherapy that has shown promising results against cancer could also be used against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

FDA Establishes Public Docket for Comment on Blood Donor Deferral Recommendations

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 28
Elected officials are encouraged by the FDA's establishing a public docket for comment on their current policy that bans sexually active gay men from donating blood.

Combating Teen Homelessness In NYC With Technology Top IT Experts Team Up to Educate Teens in Foster Care

By EDGE | Jul 28
Techie Youth Foundation provides free IT education to any youth of employable age in the foster-care system to help combat homelessness.

Landmark Study Helps Overweight Lesbian and Bisexual Women Adopt Healthier Habits

By EDGE | Jul 28
A new study shows that lesbians and bisexual women could have a better quality of life if they eat more veggies, drink less booze, and increase activity.

On World Hepatitis Day, Get Tested and Demand Treatment

By EDGE | Jul 28
July 28 is World Hepatitis Day, a day to get tested, know your status, and demand treatment, here and across the world.

Dangerous Ingredients Found in Dietary Supplements

Jul 28
A new investigation may have you rethinking some of your vitamins.

Gay and Bi Male Teens No More Likely Than Other Males to Engage in Several Sexual Risk Behaviors; But Still at Substantially Higher Risk of HIV Infection

By EDGE | Jul 27
New CDC data suggest that there are no significant differences in several HIV-related risk behaviors among U.S. male students in ninth through 12th grades, but gay or bisexual males are still at a higher risk for HIV.

LA County Dept. of Health Urges MSM and HIVers to Get Meningitis Vaccine

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 27
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health expanded their recommendations for Southern California that men who have sex with men (MSM) and people with HIV get vaccinated for meningitis.

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