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Drugmaker Will Donate Meds for US Push to End HIV Epidemic
Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question
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Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

Drugmaker Will Donate Meds for US Push to End HIV Epidemic

By Jennifer Peltz |
Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor commu...

What's Wrong With Those Anti-Vaxxers? They're Just Like the Rest of Us

What's Wrong With Those Anti-Vaxxers? They're Just Like the Rest of Us

May 23
The year is not half over, and the number of measles cases has now exceeded highs not seen since the U.S. was declared measles-free in 2000.

Faces of Concussions: NHL's Head-On Battle with an Epidemic

Faces of Concussions: NHL's Head-On Battle with an Epidemic

By Stephen Whyno | May 23
Various studies have tried to determine how many concussions there are in any given season in the NHL. There's little doubt to retired players that the total among 700-plus players over nearly 1,300 regular-season games, whatever it may be, is too much.

Stonewall Generation Confronts Old Age, Sickness — And Discrimination

Stonewall Generation Confronts Old Age, Sickness — And Discrimination

By JoNel Aleccia, Melissa Bailey | May 23
LGBTQ baby boomers, dubbed "the Stonewall Generation," came of age just as the 1969 New York uprising galvanized a push for gay rights. After living through an era of unprecedented social change, they're facing new challenges as they grow old.

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

By Jennifer Peltz | May 22
Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities.

As ER Wait Times Grow, More Patients Leave Against Medical Advice

As ER Wait Times Grow, More Patients Leave Against Medical Advice

By Phillip Reese | May 22
Emergency room patients increasingly leave California hospitals against medical advice, and experts say crowded ERs are likely to blame.

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Ex-Nurse Accused of Raping Patient Appeals HIV Testing Order

Ex-Nurse Accused of Raping Patient Appeals HIV Testing Order

By Jacques Billeaud | May 21
A former nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility has appealed a court order requiring a test to determine if he has HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases.