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  • GLCCB to host forum on pre-exposure HIV treatment for at-risk populations

    GLCCB to host forum on pre-exposure HIV treatment for at-risk populations
    Local medical professionals will gather with members of Baltimore's gay community later this month to discuss a new medical treatment that involves HIV-negative patients taking a daily pill to avoid becoming infected. The April 28 forum, hosted by the...
  • Caped crusader of a different sort: Have condoms, will distribute

    LEXINGTON, Ky. If Freida Downey, aka the Caped Condom Crusader, had a super power, it would be super chatter. Need to learn about using a dental dam during oral sex? She's happy to tell you. Want tips for proper condom usage? She'll gladly oblige. Need...
  • As testosterone use grows, questions on risks await answers

    PHILADELPHIA A dozen years ago, a major federal study shattered the deeply held belief that menopausal hormone therapy was the key to keeping women of a certain age healthy, sexy and in good moods. By showing the therapy did more harm than good, the...
  • State allows Hoag Hospital to refuse elective abortions

    State allows Hoag Hospital to refuse elective abortions
    The state attorney general's office has found that Newport Beach's Hoag Hospital can continue to refuse to provide elective abortions as long as the hospital helps women access those services elsewhere, according to an agreement announced Friday. The...
  • Hoag Hospital can refuse elective abortions, state rules

    Hoag Hospital can refuse elective abortions, state rules
    The state attorney general’s office has found that Newport Beach’s Hoag Hospital can continue to refuse to provide elective abortions as long as the hospital helps women access those services elsewhere, according to an agreement released...
  • Attorney general, Hoag Hospital reach accord on abortion

    Attorney general, Hoag Hospital reach accord on abortion
    The state attorney general's office has found that Newport Beach's Hoag Hospital can continue to refuse to provide elective abortions, as long as the hospital helps women access those services elsewhere, according to an agreement released Friday. The...
  • Weston hospital starts narcolepsy support group

    A Weston hospital recently launched a support group for those with narcolepsy. Officials at Cleveland Clinic Florida said it's the first in the state to be associated with the Narcolepsy Network, a nonprofit that educates and helps those with the...
  • Prosecutors: Driver in fatal Edens crash was drunk and racing at 100 mph

    Prosecutors: Driver in fatal Edens crash was drunk and racing at 100 mph
    A Lincolnwood man was drunk and had been racing another driver on the Edens Expressway at speeds above 100 mph before he rear-ended a car driven by a Minnesota man, killing him, prosecutors said. Jose L. Colon, 21, charged with murder, aggravated DUI...
  • More than 500 people have signed up for coordinated health care plan

    More than 500 people have signed up for coordinated health care plan
    More than 500 adults in Southeastern and Central Virginia who receive both Medicare and Medicaid, a group known as "dual eligibles," have already signed up for the state's new Commonwealth Coordinated Care program. Voluntary enrollment started March 1....
  • Woman files excessive-force lawsuit against CHP officer in DUI arrest

    Woman files excessive-force lawsuit against CHP officer in DUI arrest
    A 25-year-old woman has filed a federal lawsuit against a California Highway Patrol officer who allegedly used excessive force during a suspected DUI arrest in 2012. Standing outside the U.S. District Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles last Friday,...
  • Why NRA opposition shouldn't doom Obama's surgeon general nominee

    The National Rifle Assn. has a problem with Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy, President Obama's nominee for surgeon general, but it has nothing to do with Murthy's medical expertise. It's that Murthy thinks gun control is smart public health policy....