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Kroger, Walgreens to Stop Selling E-Cigarettes in US
Hope and Healing in Music City: Recovery Unplugged Heads to Nashville
New HIV PrEP Drug Approved by FDA; Not Tested for All Groups

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Hope and Healing in Music City: Recovery Unplugged Heads to Nashville

Kroger, Walgreens to Stop Selling E-Cigarettes in US

By Jill Gleeson |
While Nashville may take pride in the dozens of tower cranes that now routinely dot the skyline, the city's expansion has brought with it skyrocketing rates of drug overdoses....

Federally Funded Obria Prescribes Abstinence To Stop The Spread Of STDs

Federally Funded Obria Prescribes Abstinence To Stop The Spread Of STDs

By Sarah Varney | Oct 13
The Christian medical chain, awarded $1.7 million in federal family planning funds for the first time this year, does not offer hormonal birth control or condoms.

U.S. Vaping Illnesses Continue to Rise, Cause Still a Mystery

U.S. Vaping Illnesses Continue to Rise, Cause Still a Mystery

Oct 12
The number of vaping-related illnesses in the U.S. continues to rise, now reaching about 1,300 cases and at least 26 deaths.

Hope and Healing in Music City: Recovery Unplugged Heads to Nashville

Hope and Healing in Music City: Recovery Unplugged Heads to Nashville

By Jill Gleeson | Oct 11
While Nashville may take pride in the dozens of tower cranes that now routinely dot the skyline, the city's expansion has brought with it skyrocketing rates of drug overdoses. Recovery Unplugged is opening a new facility to address the growing need.

New HIV PrEP Drug Approved by FDA; Not Tested for All Groups

New HIV PrEP Drug Approved by FDA; Not Tested for All Groups

By Sam Cronin | Oct 11
The Food and Drug Administration approved the use of Descovy as an HIV prevention drug on Thursday. Descovy contains a newer formulation of the drug in Truvada, which has been used to treat those infected with HIV since 2004.

Demi Lovato Mourns Death of Friend: 'Addiction is No Joke'

Demi Lovato Mourns Death of Friend: 'Addiction is No Joke'

Oct 10
Taking to Instagram Wednesday, Demi Lovato mourned the loss of a her friend, writing that "addiction is no joke."

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Global Fund Seeks $14 Billion to Fight AIDS, TB, Malaria

Global Fund Seeks $14 Billion to Fight AIDS, TB, Malaria

By Sylvie Corbet | Oct 10
Heads of states, CEOs and global health leaders gathered Thursday in France to try to raise at least $14 billion to finance the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria over the next three years.


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Stop Calling it a Choice: Biological Factors Drive Homosexuality

Stop Calling it a Choice: Biological Factors Drive Homosexuality

In a recent issue of Science magazine, geneticist Andrea Ganna at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and colleagues, describe the largest survey to date for genes associated with same-sex behavior.

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Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

Live Your 'Wellest' This Fall in Greater Palm Springs

Greater Palm Springs has more than 300 days of sunshine per year, and come autumn when those desert temperatures begin to drop, there's no better time to create your own wellness retreat. Here's our essential guide to get you started.