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DOH recommends South Florida MSM population learn risks of bacterial meningitis

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) recommends that the Men having Sex with Men (MSM) population educate themselves on the risks associated with bacterial meningitis ...

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African Americans and pancreaticcancer: Things to know

Pancreatic cancer is diagnosed in African Americans more often than in other racial/ethnic groups in the United States. And African Americans are more likely than other groups to die from the disease ...

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Baptist Health South Florida partners with American Cancer Society for Landmark Cancer Prevention Study-3

Baptist Health South Florida recently opened the doors of its six hospitals to local residents who gave the gift of research by enrolling in the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Prevention Study – (CPS-3) ...

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Redefining the word ‘thick’ and not allowing it to be an excuse for obesity

Being shapely and curvaceous may be a good thing in the Black community, but when Black women conceal weight issues under the guise of ‘thickness’, they deny the truth about themselves ...

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How the ACA will affect People Living With HIV/AIDS: A fragmented system of care

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is one of the most important pieces of legislation ever enacted for People Living With HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). ...

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NIH scientists discover how HIV kills immune cells

New research by scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, reveals how HIV triggers a signal telling an infected immune cell to die. ...

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CDC Reports 20 million new sexually transmitted infections annually, half are 15 to 24-year-olds

Half of all of these new infections are coming from people ages 15 to 24. ...

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Monk Fruit: Newest sweetener on the Block; good for diabetics and cancer treatment

Monk fruit got its name from Buddhist monks who cultivated the fruit to help with healing ailments such as sunstroke, coughing, and constipation ...

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