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The Cure: It Ain’t Gonna Happen Fast

Timothy Brown may have been cured, but one out of 80 million isn't great odds. Contributor: Jacob Anderson-... read more

Dear Abby Schools Reader on HIV Transmission

The advice columnist explains infection risks. Contributor: Katie Peoples read more

Middle School Options

In a previous post I mentioned we were considering options for where Kayla will attend 6th grade. There aren't a whole lot of options.1. She would go to the school she is zoned for.2. We could possibly look at another middle school in...Show More Summary

Stem Cell Transplants Aid Children with Rare Form of Leukemia

Stem cell transplants show promise for patients with a serious but very rare form of chronic blood cancer called juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML), according to researchers in the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Blood & Marrow Transplantation at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Show More Summary

Medicare & Medicaid: Keeping Americans Healthy for 50 Years

This week, on July 30, 2015, our Nation will mark the 50th anniversary of the Medicaid and Medicare programs. For 50 years, these programs have been protecting the health and well-being of millions of Americans, saving lives, and improving the economic security of our nation. The HIV community joins in honoring the 50th anniversary of...

Diabetes Medicine: Sulfonylureas

This week, we'll look at a class of diabetes pills called sulfonylureas... The post Diabetes Medicine: Sulfonylureas appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

Where are Pan, Public Health Community, Politicians, Media, Neurodiversity Proponents as THREE Kids with Autism Wander and Die?

By Kim Stagliano Where is Dr. Richard Pan? Where is Dr. Paul Offit? Where is Dr. Tom Insel? Where is Nancy Snyderman? Where is Emily Willingham? Where is Liz Szabo Where is Anderson Cooper? Where is Jimmy Kimmel? Where is...

CDC Whistleblower Story Buried Alive

By Anne Dachel I was talking with Ken Stoller, a San Francisco physician and expert in hyperbaric oxygen treatment, about how Congress needs to move on the whistleblower story and how the media is already trying to discredit it, The...

5 Reasons to Watch Trace Amounts

By Fiona Jameson Mom’s helping Ronan this evening. He’s had a few seizures. So, while she’s staying close by his side, I thought I’d help her get a Sunday post ready. I saw Trace Amounts when Eric Gladen was in...

Type 1 Diabetes Resistor Study Seeking Participants

If you are living with Type 1 diabetes, you may be interested in a currently recruiting study from the world-renowned Joslin Diabetes Center... The post Type 1 Diabetes Resistor Study Seeking Participants appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

Pfood Pharma and The Right to Know and No

Pfood and Pharma have "most favored industry" status in America at this time. Used to be the oil industry, the war machine and its tech/aviation/ship building companies. Used to be the auto industry. Tobacco. No more. Pfood and pharma are...

AofA Book Contest: Victory Over Autism

We're happy to share a new book from our friends at Skyhorse Publishing called "Victory over Autism" by Mary Romaniec. Perhaps you heard Mary speak at Autism One last month? We have a copy of her book for one lucky...

Dachel Media Update: 21st Century Cares Act Threatens Vaccine Safety Science

July 22, 2015, National Vaccine Information Center: The 21st Century Cures Act: Say Goodbye to Vaccine Safety Science Barbara Loe Fisher YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMw2n8RIXVI Barbara Loe Fisher: "The bill allows the FDA to lowering licensing standards for testing of experimental drugs....

Memory, Stress, and Diabetes

I just saw a rather alarming study. It was a long-term study of memory and cognitive impairment in elderly people with Type 1 diabetes versus those without the disease... The post Memory, Stress, and Diabetes appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

July 30 Live stream: White House – Release Update – National HIV/AIDS Strategy

On Thursday, July 30, 2015, the White House and AIDS.gov will live stream the release of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020 during an all-day event in Atlanta, Georgia. You will be able to view the live stream on the AIDS.gov homepage from 10:00 a.m.­ – 4:30 p.m. (EDT). In the meantime, you can...

Can Walking Keep One Fit?

It is generally thought that spending an hour of running or working out in the gym is the only way to fitness, yet some fitness experts think otherwise. They argued that walking is just as good. Modern people spend plenty of time sitting. Show More Summary

Common Diabetes Drugs Linked to Lower Risk of Parkinson’s Disease

A class of Type 2 diabetes drugs known as glitazones may decrease the risk of developing Parkinson's disease, according to new research... The post Common Diabetes Drugs Linked to Lower Risk of Parkinson’s Disease appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

HRSA Launches Viral Hepatitis Resource Page for Health Centers

During May’s observance of Hepatitis Awareness Month, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) launched a new viral hepatitis resource page designed to support health centers’ viral hepatitis prevention and care services. Show More Summary

Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Don’t Benefit from Increased Radiation Dose

In 2014, low-risk prostate cancer was the most common type of prostate cancer diagnosed in the United States, affecting about 150,000 patients, many of whom undergo aggressive treatment, either complete removal of the prostate or radiation. Increased radiation dose is associated with higher survival rates in men with medium- and high-risk prostate cancer, but not […]

5 questions about dental coverage in the Marketplace

You’ve got questions; we’ve got answers. Read these 5 questions to learn more about dental coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace. 1. Can I get dental coverage through the Marketplace? In the Marketplace, dental coverage is included in some health plans. You can also get a stand-alone plan and pay a separate premium. 2. How...

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