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China Says Tests on Plasma Products Negative for HIV
'Mexican Oxy' Pills Hit Arizona Hard
Consensual Sex is Key to Happiness and Good Health, Science Says

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'Mexican Oxy' Pills Hit Arizona Hard

China Says Tests on Plasma Products Negative for HIV

By Anita Snow |
A profitable new business for drug gangs has pushed the synthetic opioid to the top spot for fatal U.S. overdoses.

Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain Aging

Researchers Find Clues That Depression May Speed Brain Aging

By Lauran Neergaard | Feb 16
Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that decline — and finding some worrisome clues.

Modern Life's Most Common Stressors

Modern Life's Most Common Stressors

Feb 15
Phone batteries dying, sticking to plans, and slow WiFi — these are just some of the modern causes of stress plaguing Americans today, according to new research.

'Mexican Oxy' Pills Hit Arizona Hard

'Mexican Oxy' Pills Hit Arizona Hard

By Anita Snow | Feb 15
A profitable new business for drug gangs has pushed the synthetic opioid to the top spot for fatal U.S. overdoses.

Mississippi Advances Ban on Abortion After Fetal Heartbeat

Mississippi Advances Ban on Abortion After Fetal Heartbeat

By Emily Wagster Pettus | Feb 14
Mississippi is working toward enacting one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation, in a race with other states to push a legal challenge to the more conservative U.S. Supreme Court.

Who's Stronger? An Immunological Battle of the Sexes

Who's Stronger? An Immunological Battle of the Sexes

By Adam Moeser, Michigan State University | Feb 14
In popular culture, a battle of the sexes usually focuses on societal gender roles. But, there's another battle of the sexes, a biological war waged by the body's immune system.

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Want to End the HIV Epidemic? Consider Poverty and Inequities, Too

Want to End the HIV Epidemic? Consider Poverty and Inequities, Too

By Maria De Jesus, American University | Feb 14
While remarkable progress has been made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, ending the epidemic will likely take longer than 10 years and will take more than drugs.


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Consensual Sex is Key to Happiness and Good Health, Science Says

Consensual Sex is Key to Happiness and Good Health, Science Says

As a doctor and epidemiologist who studies sex, I bring good news for Valentine's Day. It's not just that sex is fun — it's also good for your physical and mental health.

Fitness

Workout Wednesday: 5 Chest Exercises You Can Do at Home

Workout Wednesday: 5 Chest Exercises You Can Do at Home

Style influencer Alex Costa partners with a personal trainer to offer 5 at-home exercises to get those pecs in shape for spring.