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Research reveals stigma remains as Australia marks World AIDS Day

In recognition of World AIDS Day, rolling out reached out to leaders in our community to share their insights about the importance of continuing the conversation about HIV and AIDS , safe sex practices and the health of Black people across the diaspora.

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CDC: Flu season could peak early this year

He says residents should get a flu shot if they haven't already. The CDC said activity is driven mostly by influenza B/Victoria viruses, generally in circulation later in the season. The last influenza report issued by the department in mid-November showed elevated activity of flu in every county around the state except for Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Imperial counties.

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Cell phone related injuries increasing, especially for the young

Head and neck injuries related to cellphone use were relatively rare until the rate began to increase sharply in 2007, the year the first iPhone was released, followed by a much steeper increase that peaked in 2016. "For example, although concussion is a separate diagnosis, any diagnosis deemed more severe (e.g., subdural hematoma or cerebral contusion) is coded as an 'internal organ injury, '" according to Paskhover and colleagues.

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Heart from dead donor revived, transplanted into veteran in United States first

The transplant wait list in the United States is more than 100,000 people long, while 20 die every day waiting for new organs. A one year later, Stanford University doctors performed the first such transplant in the US. By the time a heart stops naturally, it is already been running on a low supply of oxygen, that the tissue has been dying before circulatory death could be proclaimed.

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Joe Biden says he doesn't need Obama's endorsement

But the real aim of the 18-county swing is to expose Biden to parts of the state he hasn't visited yet, and to quiet chatter that he has kept a slower campaign schedule in the state than most of his top-tier rivals. And there came a day when I had to call her and say, this is over. "Tell me. Tell me where the polling has manifested itself", he said. Biden lamented media coverage that he said dismissed his candidacy because he was too moderate.

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The latest on the Trump impeachment inquiry

The president has denied that any such link was made. They also argued that the impeachment inquiry did not yield direct firsthand evidence of a scheme to withhold a meeting and/or security assistance to coerce Ukraine to investigate the Bidens.