Someday, an Arm Implant May Prevent H.I.V. Infection for a Year – The New York Times

Such a trial will be long and expensive, said Mitchell J. Warren, executive director of AVAC, an advocacy group for H.I.V. prevention.
Participants cannot just be given the implant and told to go out and have sex or inject drugs. Ethically, they must be off…
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Utah resident dies after weight-loss surgery in Mexico, 7 others sickened: health officials – Fox News

A Utah resident who recently traveled to Mexico for weight-loss surgery died, according to the state’s health department, and also tested positive for an antibiotic-resistant bacteria, like seven other residents who sought the procedure at the same Tijuana cl…
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Kentucky doctor reprimanded after his wife improperly handled flu vaccines and wrote prescriptions under his name – CNN

(CNN)A Kentucky doctor’s medical license was placed on probation for five years after his wife improperly handled flu vaccines and wrote prescriptions under his name, according to Kentucky’s medical licensing board.
The state Board of Medical Licensure order…
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There’s a new kind of tick, and it can lay 2000 eggs at a time – Star Tribune

For the first time in 50 years, a new species of tick has been identified in the United States, announced Dr. Gregory Poland, director of the Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group.
The Asian longhorned ticks — officially known as haemaphysalis longicornus — wer…
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9 former guests of an Atlanta hotel now have Legionnaires’ disease. Authorities are looking for the source – CNN

(CNN)Nine former guests at a prominent Atlanta hotel have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, but medical investigators have not yet found the exact source of the bacterial infection, officials said.
“Based on epidemiological evidence we have an o…
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