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Bill Gates: Trump asked me the difference between HIV and HPV

May 19, 2018 , CNBC Health
Bill Gates says President Trump twice asked him the difference between HPV and...
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What Bill Gates Said About Trump And How HIV And HPV Are Different

May 19, 2018 , Forbes
Here's a 15-question quiz to check your knowledge about HIV and HPV. For each question, the answer is HIV, HPV, both, or something...
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An emotional call to eradicate cousin of HIV

May 11, 2018 , CNN Health
In an open letter, experts and advocates call for the World Health Organization to implement strategies to eradicate the ancient HTLV-1 virus. One family shares their story of losing a father to cancer caused by the virus....
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Cousin of HIV is 'off the charts' in Australia

May 10, 2018 , CNN Health
An ancient virus infecting residents across Australia's Northern Territory is leaving death and despair in its path, and doctors are now calling for greater efforts to stop the spread of infections....
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Vistaril vs. Ativan

May 09, 2018 , RxList
Vistaril (hydroxyzine pamoate) and Ativan (lorazepam) are both used to treat anxiety. Vistaril is also used together with other medications given for anesthesia. Vistaril may also be used to control nausea and vomiting, or to treat allergic skin reactions such as hives or contact...
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Early HIV Treatment Key To Avoiding Brain Atrophy

May 05, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
While the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has largely dropped from news headlines since the 1990s, at the end of 2016 there were 36.7 million people living with the infection, and of those only 53% had access to treatment. A new study underscores the neurological consequences of exposure to HIV w......
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Gilead's three-drug HIV regimen wins European panel approval

Apr 28, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - Gilead Sciences Inc said on Friday its three-drug regimen to treat HIV infection was recommended for approval by a panel of the European Medicines Agency, paving the way for the biotech company to capture more sales in the multibillion-dollar market....
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HIV Drug Appears Safe During Pregnancy

Apr 27, 2018 , WebMD
The study found no difference in the risk for premature birth, low birth weight or other serious complications among those who didn't receive TDF and those who got TDF along with emtricitabine and...
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HIV Drug Appears Safe During Pregnancy

Apr 27, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: HIV Drug Appears Safe During PregnancyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/25/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/26/2018 12:00:00...
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State Highlights: Kansas’ Child Welfare Leader Requests $24M To Turn System Around; Minnesota County Launches New Focus On HIV Prevention

Apr 25, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Kansas, Minnesota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Connecticut, Ohio, California and...
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Older Americans Without Adult Children Need To Be Proactive In Creating Aging Plans, Experts Say

Apr 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
There's a growing population of older adults without children having to navigate getting older and the pitfalls that come with it. But it can be done successfully, experts say. In other aging news: the financial toll of dementia, older patients who have been living with HIV, positive perceptions about aging, and more....
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Lessons Learned From Treating Victims Of Boston Marathon Bombing Have Led To Key Medical Advances

Apr 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“The collective experience in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing was a very positive one in the medical community because there was a lot of crosstalk between military and civilian surgeons,” said Dr. Benjamin Potter, chief of orthopedics at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland. In other public health news: cancer, HIV, embryos, vaccinations, and aging....
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Lawmakers Vote To Lift Medicaid Restrictions On Opioid Treatment, But Dems Worry About Funding

Apr 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The move to allow Medicaid to pay for treatment at facilities with more than 16 beds would be one of the more costly steps Congress is thinking about taking to fight the opioid epidemic. In other news on the crisis: CVS will offer a discount on overdose medication to the uninsured; a poll reveals Americans' complex views on addiction; the CDC investigates an HIV surge; and more....
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Past surgical patients at a Denver hospital may be at risk of HIV, hepatitis

Apr 06, 2018 , CNN Health
A sterilization breach at Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver may have put patients at risk for infection of HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C, according to a release from the Colorado state health department....
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Past Surgery Patients At Denver Hospital Might Be At Risk For HIV, Hepatitis

Apr 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Patients notified by Porter Adventist Hospital are receiving a list of frequently asked questions. Other hospital news comes from Tennessee, Maryland, Texas, California, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Arizona, as...
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Mylan’s triple-combo HIV treatment launches

Apr 04, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The once-daily Symfi is indicated as a complete HIV treatment regimen in adults and children weighing at least 40 kg. Read More...
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Lawsuit claims CVS unintentionally revealed HIV status of 6,000 customers

Apr 03, 2018 , CNN Health
CVS Health is being sued for allegedly revealing the HIV status of 6,000 patients in Ohio....
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Grindr defends sharing user HIV status with other companies

Apr 03, 2018 , CNBC Health
Apptimize and Localytics, companies that help optimize apps, have received some information that Grindr users put in their profiles, including their HIV statuses, BuzzFeed reported....
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Viewpoints: Maintaining A Strong VA Is Essential; Apply Political Lessons From HIV Crisis To Opioid Epidemic

Mar 30, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers focus on these and other health...
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The Personal Health Toll Of Social Activism

Mar 28, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Along with the long hours, constant confrontation and frequent heartbreak they experience, activists work for little or no pay and sometimes struggle for basic needs like food and shelter even as they push for societal change. In other news: HIV testing, strokes, hep C in baby boomers, ADHD, weight loss, and...
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