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Research Reveals Impact of Parkinson's Cognitive Impairment on Speech

By EDGE | Apr 22
Cognitive impairment could affect the conversational ability of people with Parkinson's more than physical speech problems.

UN Hears Major Differences on Global Approach to Drug Use

By Edith M. Lederer | Apr 21
The first U.N. General Assembly special session to address global drug policy in nearly 20 years heard major differences on the approach to drug use on its second day on Wednesday.

'Families Are Forever' Designated Best Practices Against LGBT Suicide

By EDGE | Apr 21
The Family Acceptance Project's award-winning film "Families Are Forever" is now part of the only multi-media "Best Practice" resources for suicide prevention for LGBT youth.

Routine Mammograms Could Also Prevent Heart Disease

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 21
A new study reveals that annual mammograms could also reveal a bigger killer: heart disease.

CDC Recognized Weight Watchers to Partner With Solera Fighting Prediabetes

By EDGE | Apr 20
Weight Watchers International, Inc. announced that a partnership with Solera Health will make Weight Watchers for Prediabetes available to Solera's health plan clients, connecting eligible patients identified as high risk for developing diabetes.

New Technology Ends Neck/Back Pain, Cuts Into Opiod Epidemic

By EDGE | Apr 19
When doctors themselves have serious neck or back pain, where do they turn for help? In many cases, it's renowned spinal expert Dr. Jonathan Donath and non-surgical spinal decompression therapy.

HVTN and HPTN Announce Initiation of Antibody Mediated Prevention Study

By EDGE | Apr 18
The HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) and the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) announced the initiation of HVTN 704/HPTN 085, also known as Antibody Mediated Prevention (AMP), a Phase 2b clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of VRC01.

CDC Says Gay Sex Can Give You the Zika Virus

By EDGE | Apr 15
The CDC just confirmed that unprotected anal and vaginal sex will put you at risk for the Zika virus.

NIH Endowment Makes FIU Regional Hub For Study of HIV/AIDS, Substance Abuse, Obesity and Diabetes

By EDGE | Apr 15
An endowment from the NIH makes Florida International University a leading facility investigating obesity, diabetes, substance abuse and HIV/AIDS.

CDC: Half of Black MSM, Quarter of Latinos HIV+ in Lifetime

Apr 15
New studies show that half of black MSM and a quarter Latino MSM will get HIV. Reaching U.S. targets could prevent many infections, but a life expectancy gap remains for the HIV-positive.

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