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More U.S. Teens Using 'Morning After Pill'

Jul 30
A report from the federal government indicates teen usage of the "morning after pill" has increased dramatically.

Software Turns Smartphones into Tools for Medical Research

HEALTH | By Brandon Bailey | Jul 30
Smartphone apps are the latest tools to emerge from the intersection of health care and Silicon Valley, where tech companies are also working on new ways of bringing patients and doctors together online.

More U.S. Teens Using 'Morning After Pill'

HEALTH | Jul 30
A report from the federal government indicates teen usage of the "morning after pill" has increased dramatically.

Cel-Sci Expands Study for Treatment of Anal Warts in HIV/HPV Patients

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 29
CEL-SCI Corporation announced it has added a second clinical site for its Phase I clinical trial evaluating peri-anal wart immunotherapy in HIV/HPV co-infected men and women with its investigational cancer immunotherapy Multikine.

Health Care Spending to Accelerate, US Report Says

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 29
It's lasted six years. But now welcome relief from rising U.S. health care costs seems to be winding down.

Mega-Health Deals Bloom in July, Anthem Bids $48B for Cigna

HEALTH | By Michelle Chapman, Matthew Perrone | Jul 29
Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S patients.

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amfAR Launches National PEPFAR Database at IAS 2015

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Jul 27
amfAR announced the beta launch of its PEPFAR Country/Regional Operational Plan database, a comprehensive, navigable database of PEPFAR's planned funding of HIV/AIDS activities from 2007 to 2014.


Health

Summer Sun: Tips to Avoid Heat Exhaustion

Whether you relish the dog days of summer or prefer the chilly confines of air conditioning, remember that the effects of heat and humidity can catch you by surprise.

Fitness

How Much Water do You Really Need to Stay Healthy?

We often hear it takes 8 glasses of water a day to stay healthy and hydrated, but new research has come up with a different recommendation.