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Southern Indiana's HIV outbreak tops 180 cases

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State health officials say the largest HIV outbreak in Indiana history has now topped 180 cases.

The State Department of Health said Friday the southern Indiana outbreak has reached 181 cases, with 177 confirmed cases and four preliminary positives. 107 more words


Start Your Hike on the Right Foot With Proper Footwear

SUNDAY, Aug. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) — More than 38 million people go hiking each year in the United States, but many do so without proper footwear and other gear that can reduce their risk of foot and ankle injuries, an expert says. 326 more words

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Impulsive, Agitated Behaviors May Be Warning Signs for Suicide

SATURDAY, Aug. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Risky behaviors such as reckless driving or sudden promiscuity, or nervous behaviors such as agitation, hand-wringing or pacing, can be signs that suicide risk may be high in depressed people, researchers report. 670 more words

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Choosing the right sport for your child

(WTNH) — Students who want to take part in a after-school activities, especially sports, have all kinds of options. For parents, a sport means investing time and money, so it’s important to think about a number of things when choosing a sport to play. 377 more words


Best foods for kids with braces

(Fox21News) – Sometimes it can be hard to find the right foods for kids with braces. Dr. Kimberly Batterson with AB Orthodontics has some ideas.


Can synthetic narcotics lead to home-brew heroin?

(CNN) — Could people home-brew heroin? Well, not quite, but that notion became more plausible this month as scientists at Stanford University announced developing a technique essentially to covert yeast into potent painkillers. 625 more words


Getting health back in order after heart surgery

(CNN) – Life after heart surgery includes baby steps to get your health back in order.

After a patient undergoes heart surgery, the process is not complete. 224 more words