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Truvada Is Working, But Users Show Spike in STDs

By EDGE | Sep 4
Truvada, the prescription drug used to prevent HIV transmission, is said to be working, according to a report in the SF Gate.

Truvada Is Working, But Users Show Spike in STDs

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Sep 4
Truvada, the prescription drug used to prevent HIV transmission, is said to be working, according to a report in the SF Gate.

Oral Cancer is Now Plaguing Younger Generations

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 4
Once the disease of older people who regularly drink and smoke, oral cancer is now plaguing younger generations, causing facial deformities, and, in some cases, death.

Deadline Approaching for SF General's 'Hearts in SF' Campaign

HEALTH | By EDGE | Sep 3
The deadline for San Francisco General Hospital Foundation's (the Foundation) 2016 'Hearts in San Francisco' project and public art series is this Friday, September 4.

Plan Targets Health Care Bias Against Transgender People

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 3
The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul.

Healthier Happy Meals: Would New Law Make a Difference?

HEALTH | Sep 3
New research looks at the potential impact of a bill that would require healthier kids' menus at fast food restaurants.

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Ask the Doc: Syphilis and PrEP

HIV/AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Sep 1
Resident HIV expert Dr. Howard Scheiner answers your HIV health questions in this handy bimonthly column.


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A Q&A with Wall Street's Top Psychiatrist on Market Turmoil

When it seems like the stock market has lost its mind, big banks and investment firms often turn to one particular psychiatrist: Richard Peterson, CEO of MarketPsych, a firm that applies research from behavioral science to financial markets.