With South African AIDS orphans aging, prolonged and tailored help is needed

SAfrican AIDS orphans aging

PRETORIA, South Africa — When the Mohau children’s home opened in 1997, orphans with AIDS died every other day. But these days, not one child has been lost in seven years — and as they age with the help of drugs they face the teen complexities of dating and sex.

Nevada governor breaks pelvis in horse accident, will have surgery in Reno on Wednesday

Nev. gov to have pelvis surgery after horse fall

Nevada governor breaks hip in horse accident, will have surgery in Reno on Wednesday

Nev. gov to have surgery on hip after horse fall

Medical marijuana advocates say California legalization initiative fails to protect patients

Medical pot advocates oppose Calif. legalization

Police worry medical marijuana programs will lead to confusion, confrontation

NM police: We need info about licensed medical pot

FDA adds warning labels to MRI agents linked to dangerous condition in kidney patients

FDA warns of deadly side effect with imaging drugs

Growing requirement for Colorado marijuana sellers takes effect

Colo. pot sellers face new growing requirement

LA countersues after city clerk finds only 41 medical pot dispensaries comply with new rules

LA countersues over new medical marijuana rules

LA officials say only 41 medical marijuana dispensaries can stay in business under ordinance

LA says only 41 pot dispensaries can stay open

In South Africa, doctors and activists worry about impact of strike on AIDS patients

AIDS patients hurt by South African strike

Aide: Growth removed from Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin not cancerous

Aide says growth removed from Durbin not cancerous

Chinese AIDS activist who caught the virus as a boy is detained by police, colleagues say

AIDS activists: Chinese colleague detained

Aides say no cancer found in tumor removed from Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin of Ill.

Sen. Durbin of Ill. has stomach tumor removed

Sen. Tim Johnson from South Dakota has gallbladder surgery; surgeon says procedure went well

US senator Johnson from SD has gallbladder surgery

Montana health officials say loophole allows out-of-state residents to get medical marijuana

Out-of-state residents can get medical pot cards

In DC, no such thing as too poor for medical pot; City is first to give discounts to the needy

In DC, no such thing as too poor for medical pot

Case involving SKorea’s most famous acupuncturist highlights clash over traditional medicine

Growing debate in SKorea over traditional medicine

Military treats mentally distressed soldiers at combat site rather than returning them to US

Military keeps distressed soldiers at combat site

New guidance from VA will allow medical marijuana use at VA clinics in states where it’s legal

Medical marijuana to be OK in some VA clinics

Government investigators say genetic tests mislead consumers with bogus results

GAO investigators say DNA tests give bogus results

WHO: People on AIDS drugs climbs to 5.2 million after 1.2 million increase in 2009

Former US President Bill Clinton

New Mexico experiences pot shortage under tight medical marijuana rules

Looking for medical marijuana in NM? Get in line

After battling breast cancer, Calif. GOP Senate candidate Carly Fiorina completes surgeries

Fiorina completes reconstructive surgery in Calif

Mich. man using medical marijuana to treat brain tumor symptoms sues after firing from Walmart

Medical marijuana user sues over Walmart firing

World Health Organization creates data base for global use of medicines for children

WHO creates data base on use of child medicines

Family of ailing American who wants to kill bin Laden says he’ll get dialysis in Pakistan

Bin Laden hunter’s family says he’ll get dialysis

Pa. man eager for police career but rejected over hearing-aid use files discrimination suit

Pa. man with hearing aids sues over police denial

Overdiagnosed: Some cancers found too early are posing a dilemma in choosing best treatment

Overtreating earliest cancers _ but which ones?

Mexico police say gunmen kill 19 in rehab center in Chihuahua city

Mexico police say gunmen kill 19 in rehab center

Montana gov. says voters didn’t envision today’s medical marijuana issues, advocates changes

Montana gov. agrees change needed in marijuana law

NJ Sen. Frank Lautenberg says he feels ‘terrific’ after completing chemotherapy treatments

NJ Sen. Frank Lautenberg finishes chemotherapy

Federal study finds lax infection control at same-day surgery centers in 3 states

Study: Lax infection control at surgery centers

Ritter signs medical marijuana regulations; law allows cities and counties to ban dispensaries

Ritter signs medical marijuana regulations

LA tallying how many pot clinics remain open in violation of new city ordinance

Deadline arrives for closure of LA pot shops

Judge denies last-minute attempt to stop shutdown of LA pot dispensaries

Judge denies bid to stop closure of LA pot shops

Okla. Legislature overrides veto of abortion bill requiring lengthy questionnaires beforehand

Okla. Legislature overrides another abortion veto

FBI places ad looking for fugitive ‘Whitey’ Bulger in newsletter aimed at plastic surgeons

FBI places Bulger ad in plastic surgery newsletter

FDA enlists doctors to crack down on pharmaceutical sales pitches that violate rules

FDA urges docs to report misleading drug ads

Firebomb thrown into medical marijuana business on day of important vote

Firebomb thrown at marijuana business in Montana

Colo. Senate OKs medical marijuana regulations with changes; bill returns to House for vote

Colo. Senate OKs state pot dispensary regulations

Following deaths in southern Illinois, VA limit types of surgeries at some of its hospitals

VA limits surgeries at some hospitals after deaths

DC Council passes medical marijuana legislation, sends bill to mayor before Congress reviews

DC passes medical marijuana, bill goes to mayor

LA begins laborious task of closing hundreds of pot dispensaries

LA begins process of closing hundreds of pot shops

Attorneys agree to temporary block on enforcement of new Oklahoma abortion law

Attorneys agree to block on Oklahoma abortion law

Criteria for diagnosis of PTSD changing rapidly

PTSD diagnosus a moving target

How is post-traumatic stress disorder defined today, and why has it been a moving target?

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