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5 Acne Myths and Truths

By EDGE | Jan 22
The array of misinformation floating around about acne is astounding. From how eating greasy foods will lead to breakouts to home remedies and old wives' tales, when pimples start popping up, so does the advice. But how do you separate fact from fiction?

Nat'l LGBT Cancer Network Goes 'Behind Closed Drawers' on Anal Cancer

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 28
The National LGBT Cancer Network has launched Behind Closed Drawers, a national campaign to raise funds and awareness for anal cancer prevention.

Measles Outbreak Could Spread to New States

HEALTH | Jan 27
The number of measles cases from the outbreak that started in Disneyland in December has nearly doubled. At least 85 cases are now confirmed in seven states -- the latest in Nebraska. And as Carter Evans reports, the outbreak could spread even further.

More Privacy Protection Sought for Feds' Health Care Website

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jack Gillum | Jan 27
Privacy advocates say the Obama administration needs to make more changes to protect consumer privacy on the government's health insurance website.

SF General Announces Tenth Annual Heroes & Hearts Luncheon

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 26
On February 12, San Francisco General Hospital Foundation will debut the brand new artworks of the 'Hearts in San Francisco' series at their tenth annual Heroes & Hearts Luncheon and Hearts After Dark on the field at AT&T Park.

New CDC Campaign Encourages Treatment and Care

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Jan 26
'HIV Treatment Works,' a communication campaign focused exclusively on encouraging treatment and care for people living with HIV was launched today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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AIDS Help Announces Success of 'The SMART Ride'

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Jan 22
AIDS Help Executive Director Scott Pridgen has announced that The SMART Ride (TSR) 11, the mid-November 165-mile biking journey from Miami to Key West, brought a total of $133,509.42 to the Agency.


Health

5 Acne Myths and Truths

The array of misinformation floating around about acne is astounding. From how eating greasy foods will lead to breakouts to home remedies and old wives' tales, when pimples start popping up, so does the advice. But how do you separate fact from fiction?

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Actor, Fitness Model Greg Plitt Fatally Struck By Train in Calif.

A fitness model and actor who previously shot workout videos on railroad tracks was struck and killed by a train during filming near Los Angeles.