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Testing for Malaria Reduces Prescription by Over 70 Percent

By EDGE | Aug 19
Using malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDT) in registered drug shops in a highly endemic region in Uganda substantially reduced over diagnosis of malaria, improving the use of valuable malaria drugs.

Best Ways to Avoid Post-Vacation Blues

Aug 19
A recent 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll shows Americans would rather take a higher salary than more vacation.

Seattle Holds Intl. Gender Odyssey Conference

By EDGE | Aug 18
Gender Odyssey, an international conference focused on the needs and interests of transgender and gender-nonconforming (GNC) people, will be held in Seattle, WA from August 19 - 23.

Insignificant Symptoms Could Signal Big Medical Problems

Aug 16
Minor ailments you might ignore could signal major health problems. The new issue of Reader's Digest tracks "Silent Signs that Your Body is in Big Trouble.

Caitlyn Jenner Finds Her True Self :: How You Can, Too

By P.D. Alleva | Aug 16
If greatness is the ability to recognize beauty in the moment it is formed, than we are witnessing a truly great moment in the history of the human race. The moment when one person has the courage to truly be themselves.

What Men Can Do to Protect Their Hearts

Aug 15
A new study finds walking or biking just 20 minutes a day is enough to help men ward off the risk of heart failure.

Drug Execs Behind Female Libido Pill Have Run Afoul of FDA

By Matthew Perrone | Aug 14
A small drugmaker from North Carolina may succeed next week where many of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies have failed: in winning approval for the first drug to boost women's sexual desire.

Study: Watching Porn Can Shrink the Brain, Desensitize You From 'Normal' Sex

By EDGE | Aug 14
A 2014 study found the harmful effects of watching porn on the brain.

Health Law Sign-Ups Keep Growing Uninsured Rate Declines

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Aug 13
Nearly a million people signed up for health insurance under Obamacare even after the official enrollment season ended, helping push the share of uninsured below 10 percent and underscoring how hard it could be for Republicans to dismantle the program.

Doctors: Various Factors Figure Into President Carter's Cancer Treatment

By Kathleen Foody and Marilynn Marchione | Aug 13
Determining what treatment to pursue for former President Jimmy Carter's cancer will depend on its type, its origin and factors such as age and health, doctors said.

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