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Why 'Housing First' Matters for People Living with HIV
Experts Question Benefits of Fluoride-Free Toothpaste
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Experts Question Benefits of Fluoride-Free Toothpaste

Why 'Housing First' Matters for People Living with HIV

Dental health experts worry that more people are using toothpaste that skips the most important ingredient -- fluoride -- and leaves them at a greater risk of cavities.

Jury Backs Man Who Claims Roundup Weed Killer Caused Cancer

Jury Backs Man Who Claims Roundup Weed Killer Caused Cancer

By Paul Elias | Aug 14
A San Francisco jury on Friday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $289 million to a former school groundskeeper dying of cancer, saying the company's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his disease.

Multi-Gene Test May Detect Heart Disease Risk and More

Multi-Gene Test May Detect Heart Disease Risk and More

By Lauran Neergaard | Aug 14
Researchers say a new way of analyzing genetic test data may one day help identify people at high risk of a youthful heart attack in time to help.

Americans Spend Half Their Time Looking at Screens

Americans Spend Half Their Time Looking at Screens

Aug 14
A new study shows that Americans spend nearly half of their waking hours (42 percent) looking at a screen.

Manufacturing Toxins Turn Up In Public Water Systems

Manufacturing Toxins Turn Up In Public Water Systems

Aug 13
The Trump administration called the contamination "a potential public relations nightmare" earlier this year.

Physician Convicted of Improper Prescribing Gets 4 Years

Physician Convicted of Improper Prescribing Gets 4 Years

Aug 13
A Kentucky doctor convicted of illegally prescribing opioids to patients who died of overdoses has been sentenced to four years and two months in prison.

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Have You Heard of Scott County? You Should

Have You Heard of Scott County? You Should

Aug 7
All across the country, reports are coming in from federal, state and local health officials that show HIV and Hepatitis C infections among people who inject drugs rising in tandem with the broader patterns in the opioid epidemic.


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Experts Question Benefits of Fluoride-Free Toothpaste

Experts Question Benefits of Fluoride-Free Toothpaste

Dental health experts worry that more people are using toothpaste that skips the most important ingredient -- fluoride -- and leaves them at a greater risk of cavities.

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Bridge Diving in Bosnia

Bridge Diving in Bosnia

Each summer, a few dozen men enter the contest to take a 27-meter (89-foot) plunge from the bridge into the cold, Neretva River.