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House Sets Risky Health Care Vote After Trump Demands It

House Sets Risky Health Care Vote After Trump Demands It

By Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Mar 24
In a gamble with monumental political stakes, Republicans set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul after President Donald Trump claimed he was finished negotiating with GOP holdouts

The Elizabeth Taylor Aids Foundation Named Presenting Sponsor of Aidswatch 2017

The Elizabeth Taylor Aids Foundation Named Presenting Sponsor of Aidswatch 2017

Mar 23
Organizers are thrilled to announce The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) as Presenting Sponsor for AIDSWatch 2017, to be held March 27-28 in Washington, D.C.

Legendary Entertainer Dionne Warwick Renews Fight Against HIV/AIDS With New PSAs

Legendary Entertainer Dionne Warwick Renews Fight Against HIV/AIDS With New PSAs

Mar 23
Legendary entertainer Dionne Warwick has released three new PSAs designed to heighten public awareness about the devastating impact of HIV/AIDS on older adults and women over the age of 50, especially African-American women.

Trumpcare Health Bill on the Brink Hours from House Showdown Vote

Trumpcare Health Bill on the Brink Hours from House Showdown Vote

By Erica Werner and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Mar 23
The GOP's long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare" stood on the brink just hours before Republican leaders planned to put it on the House floor for a showdown vote.

Ask the Doc: Hepatitis C and Heart Health

Ask the Doc: Hepatitis C and Heart Health

By Dr. Peter Meacher | Mar 22
In this edition of Ask the Doc, Dr. Peter Meacher takes a look at some of the increased risks of contracting Hepatitis C, especially among people living with HIV.

Trump Urges Support for Health Care Plan So He Can Move On

Trump Urges Support for Health Care Plan So He Can Move On

By Julie Bykowicz and Ken Thomas | Mar 21
President Donald Trump is trying to give the teetering Republican plan to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law a new sense of urgency by saying he'd like to get it over with and move on to his preferred agenda items.

A Muppet with Autism to be Welcomed on 'Sesame Street'

A Muppet with Autism to be Welcomed on 'Sesame Street'

By Frazier Moore | Mar 20
Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted.

Does Diet Impact Mental Health?

Does Diet Impact Mental Health?

Mar 19
Government figures show more than 16 million American adults report having a major episode of depression in the past year. Women are affected more often than men.

60% of Men Receive False Positive PSA Test Results; NuView Life Sciences Developing Less Invasive Solutions

60% of Men Receive False Positive PSA Test Results; NuView Life Sciences Developing Less Invasive Solutions

Mar 17
The accuracy of the PSA diagnostic test for prostate cancer has come under increasing scrutiny. NuView Life Sciences is developing technology that will make identifying prostate cancer easier, faster, and less expensive than traditional methods.

Fenway Policy Brief Outlines Ways Trumpcare Would Harms LGBTs, PLWHAs and Black/Latinx Americans

Fenway Policy Brief Outlines Ways Trumpcare Would Harms LGBTs, PLWHAs and Black/Latinx Americans

Mar 17
Today, The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health released a policy brief outlining how the American Health Care Act, the Trump Administration's proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act, could impact LGBTs, people living with HIV, and Black/Latinx.

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