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American Jews, other 'lone soldiers' serve Israel

By JULIE WATSON Associated Press The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Natural Disasters, Carmel, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

With funding, an end to the HIV/AIDS epidemic is in sight [Commentary]

Thanks to the incredible combined power of treatments like anti-retroviral drugs and widespread use of harm-reduction services, mortality rates and new infections of HIV/AIDS are finally beginning to decline worldwide.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Opinion

POZ

As Global Epidemic Abates, 54% of Those With HIV Are Unaware

A new UNAIDS report on the global HIV epidemic celebrates significant drops in HIV incidence and AIDS-related deaths while outlining ways to address major inequities of the global epidemic.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Australia, World News,

WLBT-TV Jackson

HIV diagnoses down in U.S., except for young gay males

A new report offers good and bad news about the AIDS epidemic in the United States: The annual diagnosis rate of HIV, the virus that causes the disease, has dropped by one-third in the general population but has climbed among young gay and bisexual males.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Natural Disasters, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Yahoo!

AIDS experts blast countries with anti-gay laws

Campaigners at the world AIDS conference are taking aim at countries with anti-gay laws, accusing them of creating conditions that allow the spread of HIV.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Natural Disasters, Transgender

The Age

The Zone interview with Neen Weir: full transcript

Michael Short: Neen Weir, welcome to The Zone and thank you for your time, and indeed for making the trip from Sydney.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Kids, Family, Natural Disasters

KTEN-TV Denison

Palestinian death toll in Gaza fighting at 501

Roused from sleep by the sound of pounding in the wee hours, a suburban Detroit man grabbed his shotgun, opened the front door and blasted a young woman in the face.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Palestine, OH, Natural Disasters

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Puerto Rico declares chikungunya epidemic

By Caribbean News Now contributor SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico On Thursday, health officials in Puerto Rico declared an epidemic of chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus that has been confirmed in more than 200 cases across the island as of late last month.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, World News, Puerto Rico

ThinkProgress

An 11-Year-Old Girl Is The Latest Victim Of Chicago's Gun Violence Epidemic

An 11-year-old girl in Chicago was shot and killed late last week when a stray bullet flew through a window and struck her in the head during a sleepover at a nearby friend's house.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Natural Disasters, US News, Liberal Political News

The Town Talk

AIDS pandemic may be reversed despite lack of cure

With widespread numbers of HIV patients in treatment, researchers and advocates are talking at this week's International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, about finally reversing the pandemic.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Natural Disasters, Australia, World News, Medicine, Infectious Diseases

NewsTarget.com

Xanax for dogs? Epidemic of medicated dogs calling into question sanity of their owners

More and more vets are prescribing mind-altering psychiatric drugs for dogs they've diagnosed with depression or anxiety.

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Related Topix: Xanax, Alprazolam (generic), Medicine, Natural Disasters, Anxiety, Charitable Organizations

ContactMusic.com

The Normal Heart - Movie Review

It's taken nearly 30 years to bring Larry Kramer's passionate, award-winning play to the screen, but this high-calibre production is a genuine stunner.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters

Psychology Today

10 Frightening Costs of Sleep Loss

With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting that 30 percent of the American workforce gets less than six hours of sleep per night, it's fair to say that lack of sleep has become a pervasive problem in our country.

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Related Topix: Control Group, Medicine, Natural Disasters, Insomnia, Health

Sat Jul 19, 2014

MobyGames

New Game: Epidemic

It's 1989, and there's good news and bad news. The good news: there's a spectacular meteor shower scheduled to light up the sky.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology

Big News Network.com

UNAIDS calls for extending treatment to curb epidemic by 2030

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, HIV/AIDS, Health

Medical Daily

3 More Cases Of Pneumonic Plague Found In Colorado; Originated From Infected Dog

Rats were the primary source of transmission of the bubonic plague in the Middle Ages; nowadays, the three different types of plague are often spread through infected rodents and small mammals like prairie dogs.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters

The Guardian

Study: HIV diagnosis rate fell by a third in US over last decade, may mean fewer infections

The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Australia, World News, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Majka wins 14th Tour stage; Nibali extends lead

As thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children have poured into the U.S., community leaders from Dallas to Los Angeles to Syracuse are offering to set up temporary shelters to relieve the Army bases, holding... As thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children have poured into South Texas, community leaders from Dallas to Los Angeles to Syracuse, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Entomology, Science, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

WBTV

Emotional NY rally held for man's in-custody death

Rallies have been planned following the in-custody death of a New York City man police say had a heart attack during a struggle with officers.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Natural Disasters

WKYC-TV Cleveland

New plan to fight heroin addiction announced

New plan to fight heroin addiction announced A new proposal to fight the heroin epidemic in northeast Ohio was announced Friday morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Marcia Fudge, Natural Disasters, Cuyahoga County, OH

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