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A Cosmetic Surgery Consult - From Your Phone

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 2
A new app allows you to consider plastic surgery and non-invasive options for cosmetic procedures.

Gilead Faces Legal Action Over Hep C Drug Price Gouging

By EDGE | Feb 2
Amidst allegations of price gouging, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has promised to take legal action against Gilead if it doesn't cut the price of its antiviral hepatitis C and HIV meds Sovaldi and Harvoni.

With FDA Approval, PRO 140 Could Make HAART A Weekly Injection

By EDGE | Feb 2
After decades of taking multiple pills day-in and day-out, the HIV infected could finally take a break, substituting injections for pills.

Drug Industry to Fight Superbugs Together with Governments

By Linda A. Johnson | Jan 31
Dozens of makers of medicines and diagnostic tests have joined together in an unprecedented effort to tackle "superbugs" - infections that increasingly don't respond to drugs and threaten millions.

Obama, Brazil's Rousseff Discuss Spread of Zika

Jan 30
The White House says President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rouseff have discussed their concerns about the spread of the Zika virus.

Medical Experts Call for Depression Screenings for All Adults

Jan 30
For the first time, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force also calls for depression screenings for pregnant women and new mothers.

Nadkins: Grooming Innovation or Marketing Ploy?

By David Perry | Jan 29
A new product hits the market, targeting freshness below the belt? Is it legit, or just another marketing strategy for the gay consumer?

Gov. Cuomo Awards $1.6M For Youths Battling Addiction

By EDGE | Jan 29
On January 28, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced more than $1.6 million in annual funding to create first-of-their-kind adolescent substance use disorder clubhouses in seven regions across New York State.

UN to Decide if Zika Virus is a Global Health Emergency

By Jamey Keaten and Maria Cheng | Jan 28
The World Health Organization is convening an emergency committee on Monday to decide if the Zika virus outbreak should be declared an international health emergency.

AHF Files Federal Lawsuit Against Gilead to Invalidate Patents on Key AIDS Drug  

Jan 27
On Jan. 26, the AHF filed a federal lawsuit against Gilead Sciences Inc., whom they believe is trying to monopolize the market through price gouging on HIV/AIDS drugs.

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