Health/Fitness

HIV Cure Closer After Scientists Remove Virus's DNA From Living Tissue

HEALTH | By EDGE | May 31
Scientists have managed to remove DNA of the HIV virus from living tissue for the first time in a breakthrough that could lead to an outright cure.

3 Crucial Tips for Protecting Your Skin During National Skin Cancer Awareness Month

HEALTH | By EDGE | May 31
May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to consider some crucial tips to keep your skin healthy this summer and prevent the formation of skin cancer.

Puerto Rico's Tourist Industry Feels Sting of Zika Virus

HEALTH | By Danica Coto | May 31
Puerto Rico has been hit harder by Zika than any other part of the U.S., with more than 1,170 confirmed cases, one death and the first microcephaly case acquired on U.S. soil.

Cellphone Radiation Study Raises Concerns Despite Low Risk

HEALTH | By Seth Borenstein | May 30
A new federal study of the potential dangers of cellphone radiation, conducted in rats, found a slight increase in brain tumors in males.

UN Health Agency Rejects Call To Postpone Rio Olympics

HEALTH | By Geir Moulson | May 30
The World Health Organization on Saturday rejected a call from 150 health experts to consider postponing or moving the Rio Summer Olympics due to the Zika virus.

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California Rushed to Allow HIV-Infected Organ Transplant

HIV/AIDS | By Jonathan J. Cooper | May 28
California lawmakers are rushing to approve legislation Friday that would allow a man with HIV to receive part of his HIV-positive husband's liver before the surgery becomes too dangerous, possibly within weeks.