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Needle access program preventing HIV infection still a controversy

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Tapestry Health’s needle access program opened more than 20 years ago, but needle exchange programs are still controversial.

Despite needle exchange programs like Tapestry Health being around for more than 20 years, HIV cases have increased among IV drug users. 164 more words


Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler opens shelter for abused girls

(WFLA) – Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler has opened a home for abused girls, CNN reports.

The home, which is just outside of Atlanta, is named after his hit Aerosmith song “Janie’s Got a Gun” and his charity,  222 more words

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Child deaths from window blinds show need for cord ban, study says

(NBC News) A new study from Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio finds nearly 17,000 children have been injured by window blinds or shades since 1990. 168 more words

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Get a Damned Flue Shot!

So here’s the deal. I have the flu.

If I let myself I would sleep 24 hours a day.

I’m all over the place emotionally, I mean, 89 more words


The health benefits of hot water

(WTNH) — For thousands of years, people have soaked in hot springs or steamy baths because it feels good.

Now, new studies show there are real benefits for your health apart from cleanliness and… 92 more words


Man Undergoes Life-Saving Operation To Remove Tumor From His Heart

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man says he’s lucky to be alive after undergoing a rare, life-saving operation to remove a tumor from his heart. 381 more words


One Way of Cutting the Risk of Breast Cancer

60,000 women, between the ages of 50-80 were closely studied for over 10 years. 3000 women developed invasive breast cancer during that study presented at the… 161 more words

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