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Americans Have 20 Negative Thoughts About Their Body Every Week

By EDGE | Jan 20
If you're feeling self-conscious about your body you're not alone -- Americans criticize their own body more than 20 times a week, according to a new study.

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Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective Wants You to Have a Healthy New Year

By EDGE | Jan 19
Now is the time to make that appointment for STD testing. While you're there, get your teeth cleaned, get a pelvic exam or Pap test, even meet up with a support group. All for a healthier you!

Moms Say Military Housing Contamination Caused Kids' Cancer

Jan 19
Some military families believe oil tanks below Laurel Bay military housing in South Carolina caused cancer in their children.

Intarcia Therapeutics Teams Up With Gates Foundation on Chronic Health Issues Like HIV

By EDGE | Jan 18
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is committing up to $140M in grants and equity with the intent to develop the first once- or twice-yearly anti-HIV prophylactic therapy.

HPV Infection Threatens the Entire LGBT Community

By EDGE | Jan 18
A recent article by The Advocate warns that the human papillomavirus (HPV) is a hidden threat to all members of the LGBT community -- and few people even realize what it is.

New Report Finds Benefits and Risks of Marijuana

Jan 18
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine published a new report on the health effects of marijuana, looking at more than 10,000 studies about medical and recreational use.

Innovative Training for Doctors Could Improve Hospital Experience

By EDGE | Jan 17
A patient's happiness is not the primary focus for many physicians, but it is an increasingly important factor in the healthcare industry. One Florida doctor has incorporated patient happiness into his practice.

How One Part of Your Brain Could Predict Heart Disease

Jan 17
For the first time, a study shows how signs of stress in a specific part of the brain could predict future heart trouble.

'Weekend Warriors' Still See Health Payoff

Jan 15
A new study finds people who squeeze all their recommended exercise into weekends see major health benefits.

Anti-Hate 'Be The Change' Video Premieres on MLK Day

By EDGE | Jan 15
On January 16, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, acclaimed singer-songwriter parents of two children living in Los Angeles, CA have will unveil their inspiring music video called "Be The Change," to give hope and motivation to millions of Americans.

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