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OCT 18, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Gay-rights group backs use of HIV-prevention pill

NEW YORK (AP) — The largest U.S. gay-rights organization Saturday endorsed efforts to promote the use of a once-a-day pill to prevent HIV infection and called on insurers to provide more generous coverage of the drug.

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OCT 10, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Contact Sports Athletes More Likely To Carry MRSA

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 10/09/2014 10:41 AM EDT on LiveScience College athletes who play football, soccer and other contact sports are more likely to harbor the superbug methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) than athletes who play non-contact sports, a new study suggests. In the study, contact sports athletes were more than twice as likely to carry MRSA in their noses and ...

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OCT 06, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Thailand Hits Party Scene To Combat Rising HIV Rates Among Gay, Bisexual Men

By Alisa Tang BANGKOK, Oct 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Bare-chested male models strutted through the glitzy ballroom in Bangkok to the beat of house music while dozens of young gay men waited anxiously, working up the nerve to have a blood test. The mostly female health team taking samples seemed incongruous next to the shirtless models circling the party, ...

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OCT 04, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Unethical Clinical Trials Still Being Conducted in Developing Countries

In 1997, Public Citizen's Health Research Group brought widespread international attention to unethical clinical trials. The trials were testing new methods for preventing the spread of HIV infection from pregnant women to their babies before or after giving birth in developing countries in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean. In each of these...

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OCT 02, 2014 - BBC

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Early HIV drugs are 'not a cure'

Giving drugs within hours of HIV infection is not a cure for HIV, according to doctors treating a baby in Milan.

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