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  • Changing politics of health care [Editorial]

    A former Arizona state senator named Russell Pearce resigned as vice chairman of the state's Republican Party recently because he suggested that if he ran Medicaid, the first thing he'd do would be to put female recipients on birth control implants or require tubal ligation. Then he'd test all recipients for drugs and alcohol. If you want to reproduce or use drugs or alcohol, he reportedly told listeners on his radio show, "then get a job."
  • Looking Out: CDC launches campaign encouraging HIV treatment

    Looking Out: CDC launches campaign encouraging HIV treatment
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants the American public to understand that HIV-positive people who receive treatment live longer and healthier lives compared to those who don't receive treatment, and has launched a new nationwide campaign...

    National Seat Check Saturday Is This Weekend

     
    If the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were to tell you that heart disease is the leading cause of death in men, you may or may not adopt the Mayo Clinic's recommended preventive measures such as quitting smoking, getting...

    San Francisco lawmaker says he takes anti-HIV drug, urges wider use

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An openly gay San Francisco lawmaker went public on Wednesday with his daily use of a highly effective HIV-prevention drug and urged more at-risk city dwellers to do the same. Scott Wiener, a member of the city's Board of...

    One Confirmed Case Of Enterovirus At Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital

    One Confirmed Case Of Enterovirus At Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital
    HARTFORD — A child who was treated at Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital tested positive for enterovirus D68, the hospital said Wednesday. It is the state's first case this year of a respiratory illness that has showed up in a dozen other states....