• Sweet Potatoes: The Star of the Story

    March 27

    Beef and other red meat are OK, but eating more than 18 ounces of it a week can increase your risk for some cancers. So give your burgers a creative, meatless spin with this option: ...
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  • My HIV Story: I Wanted to Live

    March 26

    As I casually strolled down Hollywood Boulevard on an uneventful day in Los Angeles, I received a phone call from one of my best platonic friends. I answered, and the muffled voice on the other ...
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  • Young and Positive

    March 25

    Highly active antiretroviral drugs have turned HIV, once a death sentence, into a chronic manageable disease. But many people living with HIV, particularly the young, don’t take their medication properly—despite grave consequences for themselves and ...
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  • Depression on the Job

    March 25

    For every dollar spent on treating depression, almost five dollars is spent on the treatment and workplace costs of related medical conditions like back and chest pain, sleep disorders and migraines—placing a greater financial burden ...
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  • Good Sleep Can Lead to Good Sex

    March 24

    Women who want to improve their sex life may want to get more shuteye, or so says a new study that suggests each additional hour of sleep increased by 14 percent the chances a woman ...
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  • Got Seasonal Allergies? Avoid These Foods

    March 23

    Sneezing? Watery eyes? Itchy throat? You know what that signals: It's time for your seasonal allergies to come out and play. You’re in good company. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, ...
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  • Drink Proof Your Lipstick

    March 23

    There’s a way to sip cocktails without smudging your lipstick, isn't there? Why, yes! Here, 10 secrets to drink proofing your lipstick: Moisture is key. Long-wearing lip products can be drying, so keep your lips ...
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  • My HIV Story: Overcome, No Matter What

    March 19

    In 1986, I acquired HIV. I was in prison when I was diagnosed. And it was taboo, secretive because they didn’t really understand how it was transmitted, what it was doing, how it was contagious. ...
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