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Study Finds Diabetes Drug May Prevent, Slow Kidney Disease
Americans Getting More Inactive, Computers Partly to Blame
As Syphilis Invades Rural America, A Fraying Health Safety Net Is Failing To Stop It

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Americans Getting More Inactive, Computers Partly to Blame

Study Finds Diabetes Drug May Prevent, Slow Kidney Disease

By Lindsey Tanner |
A new study says Americans are becoming increasingly sedentary. They spend almost a third of their waking hours sitting down, and computer use is partly to blame.

Hospitals Sue Over New National Liver Transplant Policy

Hospitals Sue Over New National Liver Transplant Policy

Apr 24
Hospitals and patients have sued to block a new nationwide liver transplant policy that they say will waste viable livers, lead to fewer transplants and likely cause deaths.

Americans Getting More Inactive, Computers Partly to Blame

Americans Getting More Inactive, Computers Partly to Blame

By Lindsey Tanner | Apr 24
A new study says Americans are becoming increasingly sedentary. They spend almost a third of their waking hours sitting down, and computer use is partly to blame.

Watch: Amid Mental Health Rumors, Britney Spears Offers Update to Her Fans

Watch: Amid Mental Health Rumors, Britney Spears Offers Update to Her Fans

Apr 24
Britney Spears is addressing her mental health in an Instagram video this week after rumors and reports circulated that she was forced into a treatment facility due to the emotional toll her father's health has taken on her.

This Calculator Will Guess How Many Healthy Years You Have Left

This Calculator Will Guess How Many Healthy Years You Have Left

Apr 24
As the old saying goes, the only things certain in life are death and taxes. While death is inevitable, the quality of life you experience until death is often within an individual's control.

As Syphilis Invades Rural America, A Fraying Health Safety Net Is Failing To Stop It

As Syphilis Invades Rural America, A Fraying Health Safety Net Is Failing To Stop It

By Lauren Weber | Apr 23
Pregnant women, young men and teens are all part of the rapidly growing number of syphilis patients coming to the Choices Medical Services clinic in the rural southwestern corner of Missouri.

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Arizona House Votes to Repeal HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

Arizona House Votes to Repeal HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

By Bob Christie | Apr 11
Arizona lawmakers on Wednesday took a major step toward repealing a 1991 law that bars HIV and AIDS instruction that "promotes a homosexual lifestyle," a move prompted by the filing of a lawsuit by LGBT groups.


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5 Songs to Support, Heal and Inspire

5 Songs to Support, Heal and Inspire

EDGE turned to our community of more than 200,000 Facebook followers and asked what artists and songs give you inspiration. The response was overwhelming! Here are some of your favorite picks.