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Half of Cancer Patients Make Poor Decisions About Breast Reconstruction 

Half of Cancer Patients Make Poor Decisions About Breast Reconstruction 

May 26
A new study finds that an surprising number of women aren't making decisions around breast cancer that balance medical knowledge with personal outcomes preferences.

For Mental Health Month, 'Risky Business' Theme Highlights Unhealthy Habits

For Mental Health Month, 'Risky Business' Theme Highlights Unhealthy Habits

May 26
May is Mental Health Month and this year's theme, "Risky Business," is a call to educate ourselves and others about habits and behaviors that increase the risk of developing or exacerbating mental illnesses.

Black AIDS Institute Launches '30 Days of HIV' Campaign

Black AIDS Institute Launches '30 Days of HIV' Campaign

May 26
Black AIDS Institute has announced "30 Days Of HIV," a national, digital, community campaign to raise awareness, educate and mobilize around the ongoing HIV/AIDS crisis in Black communities across America.

Better Quality Relationships Associated With Reduced Dementia Risk

Better Quality Relationships Associated With Reduced Dementia Risk

May 25
Positive social support from adult children is associated with reduced risk of developing dementia, according to a new study.

Trumpcare Bill: 23 Million More Uninsured; Sick Risk Higher Costs

Trumpcare Bill: 23 Million More Uninsured; Sick Risk Higher Costs

By Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | May 25
Congress' official budget analyst is projecting that the House Republican health care bill would produce 23 million more uninsured people and costly, perhaps unaffordable coverage for the seriously ill.

Wisconsin Seeks to be First to Drug Test Medicaid Applicants

Wisconsin Seeks to be First to Drug Test Medicaid Applicants

By Scott Bauer | May 25
Gov. Scott Walker wants to make Wisconsin the first state in the country to require childless adults applying for Medicaid to undergo drug screening, a move that could serve as a national model.

Nonpartisan Report Says GOP Health Care Bill Will Leave 23 Million More Uninsured

Nonpartisan Report Says GOP Health Care Bill Will Leave 23 Million More Uninsured

May 24
The Congressional Budget Office says the health care bill Republicans pushed through the House this month would leave 23 million additional people uninsured in 2026, compared with former President Barack Obama's health care law.

In May, National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, Could Furry Friends Be the Key to Beating Allergies?

In May, National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, Could Furry Friends Be the Key to Beating Allergies?

May 24
A recent study investigated the relationship of pet exposure during pregnancy and infancy with the subsequent development of childhood allergies and asthma. The result is good news for pet lovers, especially of the furry variety!

Save Your Life: How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver on Yourself

Save Your Life: How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver on Yourself

May 24
People who start choking should be able to perform the Heimlich maneuver on THEMSELVES.

U of Miami Honors Lady Gaga's Mom at OutGames Miami's Opening Ceremonies

U of Miami Honors Lady Gaga's Mom at OutGames Miami's Opening Ceremonies

May 23
On Saturday, May 27, Cynthia Germanotta will be honored with the Champion Award presented by the University of Miami Health System during World OutGames Miami's Opening Ceremonies.

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