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Businesses Weigh Reopening - or Close Again - As Cases Rise
One Step at a Time: How Recovery Unplugged Reaches LGBTQ Addicts
Gilead's $2,340 Price for Coronavirus Drug Draws Criticism

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One Step at a Time: How Recovery Unplugged Reaches LGBTQ Addicts

Businesses Weigh Reopening - or Close Again - As Cases Rise

By Matthew Wexler |
Recovery Unplugged harnesses the power of music to facilitate long-term sobriety from alcohol and substance abuse. They also understand the challenges facing the LGBTQ community. I...

Coronavirus Cases are Rising in 40 of 50 US States

Coronavirus Cases are Rising in 40 of 50 US States

By Jake Coyle, Terry Spencer and David Rising | Jul 2
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. climbed to an all-time high of more than 50,000 per day on Thursday, with the infection curve rising in 40 out of 50 states in a reversal that has largely spared only the Northeast.

NIH Spearheads Study To Test At-Home Screening For HPV And Cervical Cancer

NIH Spearheads Study To Test At-Home Screening For HPV And Cervical Cancer

By Charlotte Huff | Jul 2
"What we have seen is this persistent group of women who continue to get cervical cancer every year," said Vikrant Sahasrabuddhe, who oversees studies involving HPV-related cancers. "And that number is really not going down."

Closing Bars to Stop Coronavirus Spread is Backed by Science

Closing Bars to Stop Coronavirus Spread is Backed by Science

By Carla K. Johnson | Jul 2
"Can you do social distancing at a bar? Can you wear a mask while drinking?" asks Dr. David Hamer. "Bars are the perfect place to break all those rules."

Does Wearing a Mask Pose Any Health Risks?

Does Wearing a Mask Pose Any Health Risks?

Jul 2
In areas where COVID-19 is spreading, health experts agree that wearing masks or other face coverings in public helps reduce the risk of spreading the virus when people can't socially distance by staying six feet apart.

One Step at a Time: How Recovery Unplugged Reaches LGBTQ Addicts

One Step at a Time: How Recovery Unplugged Reaches LGBTQ Addicts

By Matthew Wexler | Jul 1
Recovery Unplugged harnesses the power of music to facilitate long-term sobriety from alcohol and substance abuse. They also understand the challenges facing the LGBTQ community. It only takes a phone call to begin.

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Supreme Court Upholds Prostitution Pledge for AIDS Funding

Supreme Court Upholds Prostitution Pledge for AIDS Funding

Jun 30
The Supreme Court has upheld a provision of federal law that requires foreign affiliates of U.S.-based health organizations to denounce prostitution as a condition of receiving taxpayer money to fight AIDS around the world.


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Gilead's $2,340 Price for Coronavirus Drug Draws Criticism

Gilead's $2,340 Price for Coronavirus Drug Draws Criticism

The maker of a drug shown to shorten recovery time for severely ill COVID-19 patients says it will charge $2,340 for a typical treatment course for people covered by government health programs in the United States and other developed countries.

Fitness

7 Minutes for a 6-Pack? It's Possible

7 Minutes for a 6-Pack? It's Possible

Adam Frater from the Shredded Academy delivers an "insane" seven-minute abdominal workout that will help you get a six-pack when paired with a healthy diet.