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New Guidelines Urge Less Added Sugars in Kids' Diets

Aug 25
The American Heart Association Monday issued its first-ever recommendations for added sugar.

Study Shows LGBT Students Experience More Physical/Sexual Violence and Bullying

By EDGE | Aug 24
The first nationally representative study of U.S. lesbian, gay, and bisexual high school students finds that lesbian, gay, and bisexual students experience substantially higher levels of physical and sexual violence and bullying than other students.

Clinton Proposes New Federal Fund to Combat Zika Virus

By Lisa Lerer | Aug 24
As the Zika virus continues to spread, Hillary Clinton is proposing a new fund to improve the federal government's response to major public health crises.

Rhode Island Foundation Awards $50K In Grants To RI's LGBTQs

By EDGE | Aug 23
The Rhode Island Foundation has announced that seven nonprofit organizations serving the state's LGBTQ communities will receive more than $50,000 in grants through its Equity Action Fund.

Women More Likely To Die Within 30 Days From Bacterial Blood Infection  

By EDGE | Aug 23
A study confirms that significantly more women than men diagnosed with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB) -- a blood infection of the common bacteria -- die within 30 days.

5 Tips for Keeping Your Skin Hydrated

By EDGE | Aug 22
Keeping the skin hydrated will go a long way toward helping to have healthy-looking skin that glows and feels great.

Large Consumption of Soya Products Adversely Affects Thyroid Function in Women

By EDGE | Aug 22
A recent study out of Loma Linda University School of Public Health Center for Nutrition, Healthy Lifestyle and Disease Prevention, links the consumption of large amounts of soya products to adverse effects on thyroid function in women.

Cruising Toward An End to HIV/AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 22
For the 22nd year, riders in the annual Cycle for the Cause will pedal from Boston to New York.

Rising Cost of Life-Saving EpiPen Leaves Some at Risk

Aug 21
Forty-three million Americans are at risk for anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. They need to carry EpiPens everywhere they go -- but the cost is soaring.

Confronting the Threat of the Zika Virus

Aug 20
Florida's Zika count spiked Monday after two more local cases of Zika were confirmed in Miami.

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