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December 12, 2018 7:08 PM Model awarded $125G after she unknowingly became face of HIV

Avril Nolan, pictured in 2013, was awarded $125,000 from the Division of Human Rights for using her face in newspaper spots with the words, “I am positive” and “I have rights” for its 2013 public health campaign. (Getty) A Brooklyn model has been awarded $125,000 after she unwittingly became the face of HIV when a state agency used her stock photo 104

December 8, 2018 7:14 PM Exclusive: Dutch hospitals to drop U.S. body brokers, cite ethical concerns

AMSTERDAM - Two major Dutch hospitals say they will stop importing human body parts from American firms, which they have been doing without any regulation for a decade. The hospitals told Reuters in recent weeks they made their decisions on ethical grounds. The move comes amid investigations by U.S. law enforcement into some so-called body brokers - companies 115

December 6, 2018 5:01 AM Migrants tend to be healthier, live longer: study

(Reuters) - Migrants tend to be healthier than the residents of wealthy countries they travel to, such as the United States, and often help fight diseases by becoming healthcare workers in those nations, according to a study published on Wednesday. The two-year study found that migrants, in general, have a greater life expectancy than residents of host countries 122

November 5, 2018 11:31 PM Drug resistant superbugs are killing 33,000 in Europe each year

LONDON (Reuters) - Superbug infections resistant to multiple antibiotics kill around 33,000 people a year in Europe, health experts said on Monday, and the burden of these diseases is comparable to that of flu, tuberculosis and HIV combined. An analysis by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) found the impact of drug-resistant 120

July 6, 2018 6:16 PM Judge Warns Charlie Sheen's Lawyer to Stop 'Slut-Shaming' in HIV Lawsuit

Charlie Sheen may have just scored a small victory in his HIV suit, but didn't win any points with the judge ... who flat-out calls his lawyer a misogynistic jerk. According to new legal docs -- obtained by TMZ -- the woman suing Sheen for exposing her to HIV has been ordered to take her dispute with him to arbitration. The judge ruled the NDA she admitted 60

June 25, 2018 4:34 PM New CDC Director Targets Opioids, Suicide and Pandemics

In his first interview as the head of the CDC, Robert Redfield discusses the need to address rising substance abuse, global health threats and HIV/AIDS The nation’s rapidly rising suicide rate is a tragedy, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is doing more to address two of the most common ways people take their lives: substance abuse 34

May 4, 2018 11:58 AM Major marijuana industry conference planned in New Orleans

Major marijuana industry conference planned in New Orleans More than 70 experts and officials from 275 companies in the marijuana industry are expected for a major conference in New Orleans. The event next week will be the first time New Orleans hosts the MjBiz Conference, which has travelled to cities across the U.S. for the past seven years 78

April 5, 2018 7:54 PM CDC to help Massachusetts health officials look into spike in HIV infections in certain areas

CDC to help Mass. officials look into spike in HIV infections The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is helping Massachusetts health officials look into a recent spike in HIV infections. The infections in Lowell and Lawrence have occurred largely among the homeless and people who inject drugs, authorities said Thursday. State officials are unsure 90

April 3, 2018 6:02 AM Grindr Is Reportedly Sending Users' HIV Status To Other Companies — But That's Not All!

And you thought you only had to worry about your nudes getting leaked. Nonprofit research company SINTEF says it has discovered that the popular dating/hookup app Grindr is sharing the HIV status of its approximately 3.6 million daily users with multiple companies. For those who don't use the app, users can indicate whether they are positive, negative 154

March 17, 2018 5:15 PM Slowdown in HIV/AIDS Progress Puts Focus on Young Women

Experts say the booming population of young women in sub-Saharan Africa means global infections could start rising. VULINDLELA, South Africa—Public-health leaders in the fight against HIV/AIDS have come to an ominous realization: Progress in cutting new infections has slowed, in part because of a persistent cycle of transmission among young women in sub-Saharan 87