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Is There a Black Bisexual Boom?
France to Allow Gay Men to Donate Blood... After Four Months of Celibacy
Number of US Overdose Deaths Appears to be Falling

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France to Allow Gay Men to Donate Blood... After Four Months of Celibacy

Is There a Black Bisexual Boom?

There's good news... sort of... for gay men in France who wish to donate blood: They will soon be able to do so after only four months of complete celibacy instead of a full y...

Buried in Opioids, Sickened Community Eyes Drugmakers' Role

Buried in Opioids, Sickened Community Eyes Drugmakers' Role

By Angie Wang and John Minchillo | Jul 19
The numbers are staggering: An average yearly total of 107 opioid pills per resident were distributed over a seven-year period in this rural Appalachian county.

New Standards Aim to Improve Surgery for the Oldest Patients

New Standards Aim to Improve Surgery for the Oldest Patients

By Lauran Neergaard | Jul 19
The 92-year-old had a painful tumor on his tongue, and major surgery was his best chance. Doctors called a timeout when he said he lived alone, in a rural farmhouse, and wanted to keep doing so.

France to Allow Gay Men to Donate Blood... After Four Months of Celibacy

France to Allow Gay Men to Donate Blood... After Four Months of Celibacy

Jul 18
There's good news... sort of... for gay men in France who wish to donate blood: They will soon be able to do so after only four months of complete celibacy instead of a full year.

Ebola Outbreak in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency

Ebola Outbreak in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency

By Maria Cheng and Jamey Keaten | Jul 18
The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday after a case was confirmed in a city of 2 million people.

Number of US Overdose Deaths Appears to be Falling

Number of US Overdose Deaths Appears to be Falling

By Mike Stobbe | Jul 18
U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary numbers suggest.

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Federal Data Shows Opioid Shipments Ballooned as Crisis Grew

Federal Data Shows Opioid Shipments Ballooned as Crisis Grew

Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012.

Fitness

9 Summer Fitness and Fashion Essentials

9 Summer Fitness and Fashion Essentials

From the gym to mountain trails or the sea, having the right clothes are essential. These nine versatile pieces work outside the gym, too, perfect for running errands or lounging around.