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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.

Fears Mount as Two More MSM on PrEP Test Positive for HIV

Fears Mount as Two More MSM on PrEP Test Positive for HIV

May 23
As three more cases of seroconversion of those on PrEP have come to light, the community is concerned that a drug-resistant strain of HIV is preventing Truvada from doing its job.

Study Reveals a New Method to Address a Major Barrier to Eradicating HIV

Study Reveals a New Method to Address a Major Barrier to Eradicating HIV

May 22
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes discovered that an enzyme called SMYD2 could be a new therapeutic target for flushing out the HIV that hides in infected individuals. Overcoming this latent virus remains the most significant obstacle to a cure.

Congressional Budget Deal Has Good News; GOP Health Care Bill Does Not

Congressional Budget Deal Has Good News; GOP Health Care Bill Does Not

By Eric Brus | May 22
Eric Brus takes a look at what's in store, including a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill, $2 billion for the NIH, and no cuts for Planned Parenthood. Things still look dire under the AHCA.

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