Health News

CDC Recommends HIV Prevention Rx for Those at High Risk
People at high risk for developing HIV can now take a medication to help prevent the disease. But to get the greatest protection from this medication, strict conditions must be followed.
Becoming Hepatitis Aware
The liver may not be something we think about on a daily basis, but it's one of our vital organs. Hepatitis is a group of conditions that can harm the liver, and much like the organ itself, these conditions may be overlooked.
Oral HPV Risk No Higher in Partners of Oral Cancer Patients
HPV is perhaps most notorious for its link to cervical cancer, but it can also contribute to some kinds of oral cancer. A new study explored the spread of these conditions among partners.
NBA Stars Who Give Back
Fame elevates individuals to a unique position in society, allowing them to direct a great deal of attention and support towards charitable causes. Here’s a list of some current and recent NBA stars that are known for their ongoing support of charity.
HIV Patients May Need More Frequent Immunizations
Vaccinations can offer protection that prevents disease and saves lives. For HIV-infected patients, this protection may not last as long.
HIV Linked to a Higher Risk of Heart Disease
HIV patients can live longer, healthier lives today and one recent study took a look at their risk for a disease usually associated with growing older.
How to Prevent the Spread of HIV
HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus and is a virus that causes HIV infection. Here is some basic information about the disease and some prevention tips to keep in mind.
Musicians Who Support Health Causes
Many celebrities use their money, connections and following to help raise  advocacy and  support medical research. Here are some famous musicians who have given their time and effort to health causes.
What You Need to Know About Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C is a viral disease that causes swelling of the liver. Here’s what you need to know about hepatitis C.
Chronic Hep C Cases Affect Millions in US
With emerging viruses like bird flu and MERS in the news, many Americans may not give much thought to hepatitis C. But new research shows the illness still affects millions in the US.